Building Permit Fees

The City of Cañon City has two optional ways of determining building permit fees: the square foot construction costs per Building Valuation Data (PDF) or Construction Contract for Actual Cost per Resolution No. 23, Series of 2020 (PDF)

City of Cañon City Permit Fee Multiplier = 1.0%

* As of 09/012021 the City does not collect use tax up front on building permits for City or County.

Examples of Data

The following information uses mathematical terminology. For the following sections, x stands for multiplication and + stands for addition.

Example of Building Valuation Data

  • Group = R-3 (Residential Home)
  • Type of Construction = VB
  • Finished Area = 2000 square feet by 148.33 = 296,660.00
  • Unfinished Basement = 1000 square feet by 23.20 = 23,200.00
  • Garage = 800 square feet by 59.88 = 47,904.00
  • Total Valuation = 296,660.00 + 23,200.00 + 47,904.00 = 367,764.00
  • Permit Fee = 367,764.00 x 1.0% (City of Cañon City Permit Fee Multiplier) = 3,677.64
  • Mechanical Fee (PDF) = 110.00
  • Total Permit Fees = $3,787.64

Example of Actual Construction Contract

  • Contract = 180,000.00 x 1.0% = 1,800.00 (Permit Fee)
  • Mechanical Fee (PDF) = 110.00
  • Total Permit Fees = $1,910.00

Other Fees Which May Apply

Contact

For any questions please feel free to contact the Building Department at (719) 276-5253.