REGIONAL BUILDING DEPARTMENT
Our office will be closing at 3:30 on Tuesday 7/17 for staff training.
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.
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.
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.
The renewal time for 2018 licenses has expired. You now must submit a new application in order to activate an expired license.
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.
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.
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.
Current codes are the 2015 I-codes and the 2014 NEC. Please refer to this page. The 2017 NEC should take effect 7/1/18 for additional information.
Addresses will only be done via a written or electronic request. Please refer to the Addressing page for complete information. Addresses will be done in writing or by email only.
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.
"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."