REGIONAL BUILDING DEPARTMENT
830 N Main St • Pueblo, CO 81003
VOICE: 719-543-0002 • FAX: 719-543-0062
Exploring Careers in Construction Training!!
Pueblo Community College will be having a class from April 3-13 on careers in construction. They are presenting this course at no cost to participants!
Please visit their website For more information.
Please join us in welcoming the newest member of our family Mark Guerrero!
He will be assuming the role of our new Building Official as David Vaughn begins the transition towards retirement.
License Renewals 2023
Contractor license renewal for 2023 is available online, in office or by mail. You will be unable to pull permits or request inspections until you have renewed for 2023.
Please be aware we have entered the first penalty period renewals are now at 1.5x the regular rate. Please renew before March 31st to avoid additional penalty rates or needing to reapply
for a new license after June 1st.
PRBD Commission Meeting
Commission Meeting 04/19/2023 -7am, will be available here.
Effective October 1, 2022 - Elevators
Pueblo Regional will no longer provide elevator or conveyance inspections. Please contact the State for all permitting and inspection requirements for the elevator.
If an install requires remodeling a PRBD building permit may also be required. Here is a link to the State's conveyance web page and a list of licensed inspectors.
The procedure for Solar Permits has changed as follows. Instant permits will no longer be available for installs.
An approved Electronic routing record will be required before permit issuance. This can be obtained from either the contractor or home owner portals.
Please submit a contractor application to email@example.com once the routing has been approved.
Incomplete applications will not be kept and must be re-submitted when routing is ready to be issued.
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 that as of 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 2023
Beginning in 2023, residential plan reviews will begin the transition 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.
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."