Building Departments in Adams County, Colorado

There are 6 Building Departments in Adams County, Colorado, serving a population of 487,850 people in an area of 1,167 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 81,308 people, and 1 Building Department per 194 square miles.

In Colorado, Adams County is ranked 40th of 64 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 8th of 64 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Adams County Building Departments

Find Adams County, Colorado building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.


Brighton Permits 500 South 4th Avenue Brighton, CO

Brighton Zoning 22 South 4th Avenue Brighton, CO

Commerce City Building Department, Planning and Zoning 7887 East 60th Avenue Commerce, CO

Commerce City Zoning 7887 East 60th Avenue Commerce, CO

Northglenn City Planning and Zoning Department 11701 Community Center Drive Northglenn, CO

Thornton City Zoning 9500 Civic Center Drive Thornton, CO

About the Adams County Building Department

Building Departments in Adams County, 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 Adams County 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:
  • Adams County, Colorado building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Adams County building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Adams County, CO zoning laws and requirements

Adams County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Adams County 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.

Adams County Residential Housing Units
 Adams CountyColorado
Total Housing Units169,2752,319,737
Occupied Housing Units162,508 (96.0%)2,082,531 (89.8%)
Adams County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Adams CountyColorado
Single-Family Detached Homes103,078 (63.4%)1,338,165 (64.3%)
Single-Family Attached Homes12,119 (7.5%)146,912 (7.1%)
2 Apartments1,408 (0.9%)31,881 (1.5%)
3 or 4 Apartments4,331 (2.7%)67,422 (3.2%)
5 to 9 Apartments7,367 (4.5%)93,440 (4.5%)
10 or More Apartments24,176 (14.9%)320,156 (15.4%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing10,029 (6.2%)84,555 (4.1%)
Adams County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Adams CountyColorado
2014 or Later2,090 (1.3%)28,140 (1.4%)
2010 to 20134,279 (2.6%)56,819 (2.7%)
2000 to 200937,465 (23.1%)381,735 (18.3%)
1980 to 199947,622 (29.3%)650,014 (31.2%)
1960 to 197946,512 (28.6%)580,690 (27.9%)
1940 to 195921,445 (13.2%)225,215 (10.8%)
1939 or Earlier3,095 (1.9%)159,918 (7.7%)
Adams County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Adams CountyColorado
1 Room1,692 (1.0%)34,826 (1.7%)
2 or 3 Rooms18,618 (11.5%)261,329 (12.5%)
4 or 5 Rooms50,724 (31.2%)630,776 (30.3%)
6 or 7 Rooms48,212 (29.7%)560,206 (26.9%)
8 or More Rooms43,262 (26.6%)595,394 (28.6%)
Adams County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Adams CountyColorado
No Bedroom1,884 (1.2%)39,105 (1.9%)
1 Bedroom16,292 (10.0%)224,237 (10.8%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms97,955 (60.3%)1,216,823 (58.4%)
4 or More Bedrooms46,377 (28.5%)602,366 (28.9%)
Adams County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Adams CountyColorado
With Complete Plumbing Facilities162,234 (99.8%)2,075,881 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities161,848 (99.6%)2,066,559 (99.2%)