Building Departments in Aurora, Colorado

There are 3 Building Departments in Aurora, Colorado, serving a population of 357,323 people in an area of 154 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 119,107 people, and 1 Building Department per 51 square miles.

In Colorado, Aurora is ranked 62nd of 568 cities in Building Departments per capita, and 64th of 568 cities in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Aurora Building Departments

Find Aurora, Colorado building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.


Aurora City Permits 15151 East Alameda Parkway Aurora, CO

Aurora Planning Department 15151 East Alameda Parkway Aurora, CO

Aurora Zoning 15151 East Alameda Parkway Aurora, CO

About the Aurora Building Department

Building Departments in Aurora, CO are responsible for ensuring safe construction of buildings located in their jurisdictions. Building Departments create building codes and standards for building construction to ensure building safety. The Aurora DOB is involved in all aspects of construction, including zoning laws, design requirements, building materials, trade and professional license regulation.

You may contact the Building Department for questions about:
  • Aurora, Colorado building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Aurora building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Aurora, CO zoning laws and requirements

Aurora Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Aurora Residential Housing Units, Occupied Residential Buildings, Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year, Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics, Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics, and Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Aurora Residential Housing Units
 AuroraColorado
Total Housing Units132,9312,319,737
Occupied Housing Units127,134 (95.6%)2,082,531 (89.8%)
Aurora Occupied Residential Buildings
 AuroraColorado
Single-Family Detached Homes66,003 (51.9%)1,338,165 (64.3%)
Single-Family Attached Homes14,532 (11.4%)146,912 (7.1%)
2 Apartments1,358 (1.1%)31,881 (1.5%)
3 or 4 Apartments4,772 (3.8%)67,422 (3.2%)
5 to 9 Apartments8,702 (6.8%)93,440 (4.5%)
10 or More Apartments29,404 (23.1%)320,156 (15.4%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing2,363 (1.9%)84,555 (4.1%)
Aurora Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 AuroraColorado
2014 or Later1,064 (0.8%)28,140 (1.4%)
2010 to 20133,511 (2.8%)56,819 (2.7%)
2000 to 200921,485 (16.9%)381,735 (18.3%)
1980 to 199946,860 (36.9%)650,014 (31.2%)
1960 to 197944,269 (34.8%)580,690 (27.9%)
1940 to 19598,944 (7.0%)225,215 (10.8%)
1939 or Earlier1,001 (0.8%)159,918 (7.7%)
Aurora Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 AuroraColorado
1 Room1,907 (1.5%)34,826 (1.7%)
2 or 3 Rooms20,520 (16.1%)261,329 (12.5%)
4 or 5 Rooms42,347 (33.3%)630,776 (30.3%)
6 or 7 Rooms34,309 (27.0%)560,206 (26.9%)
8 or More Rooms28,051 (22.1%)595,394 (28.6%)
Aurora Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 AuroraColorado
No Bedroom2,106 (1.7%)39,105 (1.9%)
1 Bedroom18,871 (14.8%)224,237 (10.8%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms73,712 (58.0%)1,216,823 (58.4%)
4 or More Bedrooms32,445 (25.5%)602,366 (28.9%)
Aurora Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 AuroraColorado
With Complete Plumbing Facilities126,873 (99.8%)2,075,881 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities126,556 (99.5%)2,066,559 (99.2%)