What is the best way to submit over-the-counter building permits?

The Building Division shall accept applications for electronic permit issuance and shall process and issue such permits in accordance with the following procedures and requirements located here: http://www.ci.wheatridge.co.us/1651/Electronic-Permit-Submittal


Permits eligible for electronic permit issuance:

Residential Sewer/Water Repair and Replacement – must provide linear footage (No work in Right-of-way)

Residential Water Heater Replacement (50 Gallons or less)

Residential Boiler Replacement

Residential Evaporative Cooler Replacement (like for like only)

Residential Furnace Replacement (150k BTU’s or less)

Residential A/C Replacement (like for like only)

Residential Electrical Service Change/Upgrade (200 amps or less)

Residential Window Replacement – provide spec sheet showing u-value (No structural alteration)

Residential Siding (no asbestos containing material)


Requirements for contractors to request and receive electronic permits:

1. Contractors must have current license/registration and insurance complying with State of

    Colorado statutes and City of Wheat Ridge Municipal Code

2. Contractors must provide a valid credit card authorization form with the online permit application

    (Credit card required for payment on all electronic permits)

3. Person submitting the application must be listed on the license list of “Person(s) able to pull permits”.

    4. Requests must be submitted by online application.


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1. How do I obtain a building permit?
2. How do I request an inspection?
3. How long is my permit valid?
4. What is a Certificate of Occupancy / Completion?
5. What codes does the City of Wheat Ridge enforce?
6. When do I need a permit?
7. What type of building permit is needed to cover different types of work?
8. How do I apply for a building permit?
9. How long will it take to get a permit?
10. What is the best way to submit over-the-counter building permits?
11. Can homeowners submit their own drawings?
12. How much will a building permit cost?
13. How do I determine my valuation of work?
14. What type of payment do you accept?
15. How do I check the status of my permit?
16. What time are the inspectors in the office?
17. Does the city license contractors?
18. Who is required to obtain a contractors license?
19. What are the city’s testing requirements for licensing?
20. Does the city accept other cities’ licensing/testing?
21. What are the City’s roofing requirements?
22. How can I find out what specific policies and procedures have been adopted by the City's Building Division?
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