REGIONAL BUILDING DEPARTMENT
830 N Main St • Pueblo, CO 81003
VOICE: 719-543-0002 • FAX: 719-543-0062
Staff Meeting Thursday 10/06/2022
Our office staff and inspectors will be unavailable from 3:00pm-4:30pm. Phones will not be answered during this time.
Online Permits will be unavailable between 2:30pm-4:30pm.
Commission Meeting for 10/19/2022 -7am, will be available here.
The procedure for Solar Permits changed as follows. Instant permits will no longer be available for new installs.
An approved Electronic routing record will be required before permit issuance. This can be obtained from either the contractor or home owner portals.
Electronic routing can help expedite the process. Please submit a contractor application and routing to email@example.com once the routing has been completed.
Incomplete requests will not be issued.
License Renewals 2022
Contractor license renewal period for 2022 has ended.
You will need to re-apply for an entire new license if you did not renew during the renewal period.
COVID-19 Effective 02/2022
2/4/2022: Visitors are welcome to wear a mask and are limited to 3 visitors at the front office at a time.
Our front counter is open to the public. Fee based permits are issued between 7:30am - 3:30pm (attached)non-fee permits can be issued in office up to 4:30pm or online 23/7.
We continue to have paperwork available for pickup on tables in the hallway. Most documents can be sent in electronically, please contact our
office via phone or email firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information. You may also visit our COVID information page on how you may do business without coming into the office. We can also schedule a 'face to face' meeting via Zoom.
Hazardous Weather Notice:
Roofing & Roof mounted Solar inspections are subject to inclement weather conditions; rain, snow or high winds may delay scheduled inspections.
Please plan ahead, roofing inspections may be around 5-7 days out.
Effective October 7th, 2021 - Important Note Regarding Electrical Code Variance:
We were advised by DORA today that on September 29, 2021, the State Electrical Board amended their motion to grant a Temporary Variance to portions of Article 210.8 (F) of the 2020 NEC.
This variance is to temporarily waive outdoor outlet GFCI compliance for A/C units. Please refer to this document for more information.
Residential Plan Review change beginning in 2022
Beginning in 2022, residential plan reviews will be transitioning to online reviews. We will be working with contractors to bring them onboard with the new system.
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. Contractors and registered homeowners may get permits online. We do not write permits that require a fee after 3:30pm.
All registered contractors and home owner permits may put in inspection requests 24/7 on our website.
COVID information page
Please be aware that the County Planning office requires that all plot plans be done to an engineering scale, such as 1 in. = 50ft.
Current Building Codes
Current codes are the 2015 Building and Mechanical I-codes, the 2018 IPC and the 2020 NEC. Please refer to this page.
for additional information.
Effective July 1, 2021 all electrical permits and plan reviews are per the 2020 National Electrical Code.
Effective October 1, 2021, plumbing permits and plan reviews are per the 2018 International Plumbing code.
Please obtain an address for your project prior to submitting it. Please refer to the Addressing page for more information.
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."