Chaffee County Building Department

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Chaffee County Building Department Details

Address and Phone Number for Chaffee County Building Department, a Building Department, at East Crestone Avenue, Salida CO.

Chaffee County Building Department
104 East Crestone Avenue
Salida, Colorado, 81201

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About the Chaffee County Building Department

The Chaffee County Building Department, located in Salida, Colorado, ensures the construction of safe buildings, primarily through the development and enforcement of building codes. The Building Department establishes building codes and standards for the construction of buildings and addresses virtually all aspects of construction, including design requirements, building materials, parking, resistance to natural disasters, and trades such as electric and plumbing.

You may contact the Department of Buildings for questions about:
  • Chaffee County building codes and ordinances
  • Building and construction permit searches
  • Chaffee County building violations, appeals, complaints, and fines
  • Building information searches and property records
  • Zoning regulations and ordinances in Chaffee County, Colorado
  • Contractor license searches
  • Building and site inspection records
Chaffee County Property Records

Chaffee County, Colorado public property records are available for request from the Building Department. These public records include building records and inspection logs, complaints, building and construction permits and permit violations.

Building Codes

The Chaffee County Building Department is involved in establishing building code, planning and zoning in Chaffee County, CO. A review board is usually responsible for adopting the building code. The DOB provides training and certification of building inspectors who implement the code at the county level through inspections. The Building Dept may also conduct inspections of county department buildings and facilities.

Chaffee County Building & Construction Permits

Building Departments are responsible for implementing and enforcing Chaffee County building code, as well as any locally adopted standards and regulations related to building construction including zoning laws. Building Departments enforce the building code by reviewing design plans in advance of construction and inspecting buildings during and after construction to verify code compliance as well as issuing building permits. Before a building may be occupied, it must be issued a permit by the Department's building inspector.

Building Safety & Maintenance

The Building Department may also inspect buildings following a fire or other damage in order to determine whether the structure is safe to occupy. In cases where severe damage or neglect has made a building unsafe for occupancy, the Chaffee County DOB has the power to condemn the building. The Dept of Buildings is also tasked with enforcing local property maintenance codes and zoning ordinances.

Contact the Chaffee County Building Department

You may contact the Building Department by calling 719-539-2124, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Chaffee County Building Department, 104 East Crestone Avenue, Salida, Colorado, 81201