Community Development

Building Division


The Building Division is staffed by two full time positions; the Building Official and one Building Inspector. This Division is responsible for accepting and reviewing building and mechanical permit applications, plans for code compliance, and issuing building and other construction related permits.  Inspections are completed as requested by contractors and owners for construction methods, materials, mechanical systems and location.

General and limited contractors are licensed through an application process administered through this division. 

The Building Division also responds to housing and unsafe building code complaints, and participates the compliance officer(s) in conducting health, housing and unsafe building violation inspections.

The Cañon City Building Division utilizes the following 2006 edition codes: International Residential Code, the International Building Code, the International Mechanical Code, the International Energy Conservation Code, and the International Fuel Gas Code.

Electrical and Plumbing permits and inspections are issued and scheduled by the State of Colorado. You can call or select links to the right. 
Contact Us 

 Building Official
Phone: 719-276-5292

Kathy Ulsh 
Building Inspector 
Phone: 719-276-5253 

Fax: 719-269-9017 
Mailing Address 
    P.O. Box 1460 
      Cañon City, CO 81215 

Physical Address 
128 Main Street 
Cañon City, CO 81212 

Hours: 7am - 4pm (M-F) 

                     Electrical and Plumbing permits   and inspections are issued and 
scheduled by the State of Colorado. 

You can call or select the link below: 

Colorado Electrical Board Phone:  877-305-7541 

Colorado Electrical Board Website 

Colorado Plumbing Board Phone:  877-339-7907 
Colorado Plumbing Board Website