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

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


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