Apply for a Building Permit

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Permits are required for new buildings, renovations and additions to existing buildings to ensure all structures within the City are safe to occupy.

Do you already work with us and have an existing account? Access the Online Portal.

Online

Create an Account

First time users will need a valid email address to set up an account. It takes about 5 minutes to create a new account.

Please have the following required information for applications:

  • Address of the property. (Ex: 13133 E. Arapahoe Rd.)
  • Project valuation and description. Valuation is based on labor and materials of the job.
  • Business name of licensed contractors (if applicable)
  • PDF Plans and/or site plan for new, remodels, and additions

Login and Select Permit Type

Apply online

If you don't know what type of permit you need, review our permit type list(PDF, 443KB) .

Submit Your Application

It takes up to one business day to begin processing your application.

Once your application is submitted a permit number will be generated

Payment Information

You will receive an email when the invoice and fees are available.

Please log back into the Online Self Service Portal, Click "Dashboard", scroll down to the "My Invoices" section and add to cart. We accept Visa and MasterCard with a 3% convenience fee and E-Checks with no convenience fee.

In Person

Gather Required Information

  • Exact address of the project
  • Business name of licensed contractors (if applicable)
  • Plans and/or site plan for new, remodels, and additions
  • Project valuation and description. Valuation is based on labor and materials of the job. 
  • Drawings can be 8.5" x 11" paper plans or PDF document on a USB

 Come to Our Office

In person assistance available at our office:

13133 E. Arapahoe Rd.

Centennial, CO 80112

Work stations are available to access the Online Permit Portal & complete your permit application

Submit Your Application

It takes up to one business day to begin processing your application.

Once your application is submitted you will be assigned a permit number.

Pay Online

You will receive an email when the invoice and fees are available. 

Please log back into the Online Self Service Portal, Click "Dashboard", scroll down to the "My Invoices" section and add to cart. We accept Visa and MasterCard with a 3% convenience fee and E-Checks with no convenience fee.