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We are pleased to provide our citizens, businesses and visitors access to building permit, development review project and right-of-way excavation permit information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Electronic plan submittal is available for registered users on building permits.
Licensed contractors and homeowners can schedule inspections on existing building permits that are in Issued status.

In response to national, state, and city declarations of emergency, we are temporarily adjusting how we provide building inspection services. Thank you for your understanding and patience during this time. For questions or concerns related to building inspection requests, please contact Lead Building Inspector Sam Hancock at, or Chief Building Official Rich Anderson at

Building Inspection will not be performing the following in person inspections:
*  Any structure where a person is under self or medically ordered quarantine.
*  All occupied one-family homes, two-family homes, townhouses or commercial properties for:
     *   Water heater change outs
     *   HVAC change outs
     *   Basement finish outs
     *   Minor interior alterations, renovations or additions, where the inspector will have
          to travel through or be in the occupied portion of the home/building
     *   Boiler replacements
*  Remote Video inspections may be possible for:
      *   Basements, additions, remodels and tenant finishes of occupied building
      *   Click here for the Remote Video Building Inspections Guidelines

Building Inspection will continue to provide inspections for:
*  All commercial and residential construction projects that are not listed above, This includes but is not limited to:
     *   All new construction
     *   Tenant improvements or tenant finish outs
     *   Interior alterations, renovations and additions where the inspector will not have 
          to travel through or be in the occupied portion of the building
     *   Inspections necessary to maintain effective operations will be provided for
          all critical facilities, such as hospitals, nursing homes, Fire, Police, EOC, etc.
     *   Inspections necessary to restore utility interruptions will be provided for essential
          utilities, such as electrical, gas, water and sewer services
     *   Inspections will be provided to address structural concerns resulting from
          incidents such as explosions, fires, vehicles hitting buildings, etc.
     *   Exterior weatherization of building envelopes, such as roofs, veneer, cladding, windows, doors, etc.

For more information on the City of Fort Collins response to COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), visit

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