REGIONAL BUILDING DEPARTMENT

830 N Main St • Pueblo, CO 81003 • VOICE: 719-543-0002 • FAX: 719-543-0062

E-Gov Services

Online Permit System for Licensed Contractors
Online Plan Review Contractor Inspection Request 2019 License Renewal

News

Schedule

Our office will be closing on 2/19 at 3:30 for staff training

Counter Permit Change

effective 1/15/19

Effective January 15th, We will no longer be doing transactions that require a fee after 4:00pm. Our counter will remain open for information, inspection requests and no fee transactions.

Water Heater Change

effective 1/1/19

Effective Jan. 1, Water heater permits can only be issued to licensed plumbers per Colorado Plumbing Board ruling.

Mechanical contractors will no longer be able to pull these permits.

Licensing

1/2/19

2019 Online License Renewals are now available. Renewal reminder cards were mailed out to contractors by December 7th.

Renew your license by 1/31/19 in order to avoid penalties. You are not able to get inspections or permits until your license is current.

Please Note: Pueblo code requires that low voltage contractors in Pueblo have a contractor's license issued by this department for work in commercial buildings. Please submit a contractor license application before you begin work.

Electrical Code: July 1, 2018

Effective July 1st, The 2017 NEC is now the electrical code in force.

Commercial plans submitted after June 30th must be done to the 2017 NEC. Residential construction must be done according to the 2017 NEC for any permit pulled after 6/30/18. The permit date is the date of the general building permit, if one was issued.

Commercial projects submitted prior to 7/1/18 will remain on the 2014 NEC, however the permit must be obtained within six months of the date of submission.

Plan Review Changes: 6/27/18

Pueblo Regional Building is now on an all electronic online commercial plan submission and review.

We will no longer accept paper plans nor will plans be accepted at the front counter for any new submissions. Revisions for plans previously received on paper must still be submitted on paper.

More information is available here.

Permit Process Changes: 5/9/18

Beginning June 11th, We will no longer accept permit applications via email/fax. Contractors will be required to either get permits online or at the counter.

The only case we will accept permit applications by email/fax is if you have been instructed by the department to fax or email it to our office.

To Better Serve You:

If you need to come to the office to visit with an inspector, please plan on being here between 7:30 & 8:30 in the morning. That is generally the only time inspectors are routinely in the office.

**The best times for getting permits at the counter are from 8:30am to 12:00pm and 1:00pm to 3:30pm. Many contractors may get permits online. All contractors can put in inspection requests 24/7 on our website.

Please be aware that the County Planning office now requires that all plot plans be done to an engineering scale, such as 1"=50ft.

Phone System

When calling our office, please listen to the options on our phone system. It is designed to connect you with the correct person quickly. Direct extension numbers are available on the Contact Page. Extensions link to inspector mobile phones when available.

Please Note: We no longer take after hours inspection requests on our answering machine. Contractors may use our online system to enter inspections after hours. Home Owners should call during office hours.

Building Codes

Current codes are the 2015 I-codes and the 2017 NEC. Please refer to this page. for additional information.

Addressing

Please obtain an address for you project prior to submitting it. Please refer to the Addressing page for complete information. Addresses will be done in writing or by email only.

Code Enforcement:

Please refer to the City of Pueblo Enforcement Guide regarding various types of complaints and violations.

Please refer to the ordinances on the City website for more information.

Our mission statement:

"The Pueblo Regional Building Department is dedicated to promoting and preserving building safety through professional and courteous service. The purpose of the Department is to educate the public, enforce minimum building code standards through teamwork and personal pride, and to enhance the relationship with the public and building community."

 

Office Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Closed: New Years Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving + Friday, Christmas Day
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