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REGIONAL BUILDING DEPARTMENT
830 N Main St • Pueblo, CO 81003
VOICE: 719-543-0002 • FAX: 719-543-0062

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Effective 02/07/2022
The procedure for Solar Permits will change as follows. Instant permits will no longer be available for new installs.
An approved Electronic routing record will be required before permit issuance. This can be obtained from either the contractor or home owner portals.
Electronic routing can help expedite the process. Please submit a contractor application and routing to permits@prbd.com once the routing has been completed.
Incomplete requests will not be issued.


License Renewals Effective 4/1/2022
Contractor license renewals for 2022 are considered late and are at the 2x rate until May 31st.
After this date the license cannot be renewed and you will need to re-apply for a new license.



COVID-19 Effective 02/2022
2/4/2022: Visitors are welcome to wear a mask and are limited to 3 visitors at the front office at a time.


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 permits@prbd.com 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.


Spring 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.

The 05/18/2022 Commission Meeting will be available here.

Effective October 7th, 2021 - Important Note Regarding Electrical Code Variance:
We were advised by DORA today that on 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 2022

Beginning in 2022, residential plan reviews will be transitioning 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.

Effective July 1, 2021 all electrical permits and plan reviews are per the 2020 National Electrical Code.
Effective October 1, 2021, plumbing permits and plan reviews are per the 2018 International Plumbing code.


Addressing

Please obtain an address for your project prior to submitting it. Please refer to the Addressing page for more information.

Code Enforcement:

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."

 

Office Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Closed: New Years Eve, Memorial Day May 30th, July 4th, Labor Day Sept. 5th, Thanksgiving + Friday, Christmas Eve
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