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Building Permits

The Town is Contracted with Charles Abbott & Associates as of January 1, 2019  
Building Official:  Michael Theisen

Request an Inspection (online request)
Inspection Line:  800-282-8140

Keenesburg Municipal Code
Building work in the Town of Keenesburg is controlled by the Keenesburg Municipal Code, Chapter 18, Article I and adopted by ORDINANCE 2017-02,  2012 International Building Code.  The purpose of the code is to ensure that the buildings:
  • Are safe, sanitary and have suitable means of escape from fire: and
  • Contribute to the physical independence and well being of people who use them;
  • Are designed, constructed and able to be used in ways that promote sustainable development.
 South East Weld Fire Protection District Inspection
All commercial new builds, additions and remodels are required to obtain Fire District approval prior to issuing the building permit.   A set of building plans, by a design professional, will be required for this permit.  For more information contact the SE Weld Fire Protection District.  303-732-4203
Application for Plan Review by the SE Weld Fire District

NEW RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL BUILDS
ALL BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATIONS MUST INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
1. THREE PLOT PLANS WHICH MUST SHOW:
     A.  Where the proposed building is located
     B.  The distance between each lot/property line to the proposed building
     C.  Distances between proposed building and any existing structures
     D.  All oil/gas production facilities within 200 feet of proposed structure (tank batteries, wellheads, etc.)
     E. Identify the street of county road accessing from
     F.  If you require an address, you must show the distance from the nearest intersection to the             driveway/access to the property

2.  TWO SETS OF BOUND BUILDING PLANS BY A DESIGN PROFESSIONAL (on sketched size)
     *Commercial builds, alterations, remodels and additions require Fire District approval prior to permitting issuance*
3.  TWO SETS OF ENGINEERED FOUNDATION PLANS MUST (HAVE COLORADO ENGINEER STAMP)
4. TWO SETS OF SOILS REPORTS


One-Stop Permits  (Does not require Plan Review)
  • Roof          
  • Water Heater, Residential Furnace/Boiler, Air Conditioner
  • Fence (Over 6 feet in height)
  • Lawn Sprinkler System
  • Window Replacement/Siding
  • Gas Line Inspection/Pressure Check
  • Small Sign (no foundation)
Building Guides
Many building permits require a detailed plan before your permit will be approved.  Below are some helpful guides to our most common projects.   The guides are designed to be a useful working tool for you, the homeowner, as you go through your building project.  Please select from the subcategory documents below. 

Remodeling, Renovating or Demolishing?
Asbestos - Renovation and Demolition              State of Colorado Asbestos Notifications & Permits



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Permits14 documents

  • Building Permit Application
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  • Building Valuation Chart
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  • Construction Type Definitions
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  • Roofing Requirements
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  • Keenesburg Permit Extension Request Form
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Guides9 documents

  • Enclosed Patio
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  • Roof
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  • Patio Cover/Carport
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  • Uncovered Deck
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  • Pole Barn
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  • Garage
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  • Residential One-Story Addition
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  • Residential Basement Finish
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  • Wheelchair Ramps (Residential)
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