What requires a permit?

The following projects require permits:

  • Converting a garage into living space
  • Detached garage
  • Finishing a basement
  • New Fence
  • Remodeling a house
  • Replacement Fence
  • Replacement furnaces and new furnaces (wood burning stoves/pellet stoves)
  • Replacing old drywall
  • Roofing
  • Shed over 120 square feet
  • Siding
  • Windows


This is not a complete list of projects that require a permit. If you're not sure your project requires a permit, please call the Building Department at 719-276-5253.

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1. What requires a permit?
2. Do we need a permit for electrical or plumbing?
3. What you can build without a permit?
4. What if I'm not sure if my contractor is licensed?