Building Departments in Custer County, Colorado

There are 3 Building Departments in Custer County, Colorado, serving a population of 4,505 people in an area of 739 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 1,501 people, and 1 Building Department per 246 square miles.

In Colorado, Custer County is ranked 3rd of 64 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 9th of 64 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Custer County Building Departments

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


Custer County Zoning 203 South 6th Street Westcliffe, CO

Silver Cliff Zoning 612 Main St Westcliffe, CO

Westcliffe Town Zoning 305 Main Street Westcliffe, CO

About the Custer County Building Department

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

Custer County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Custer 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.

Custer County Residential Housing Units
 Custer CountyColorado
Total Housing Units4,3942,319,737
Occupied Housing Units2,093 (47.6%)2,082,531 (89.8%)
Custer County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Custer CountyColorado
Single-Family Detached Homes1,736 (82.9%)1,338,165 (64.3%)
Single-Family Attached Homes-146,912 (7.1%)
2 Apartments24 (1.1%)31,881 (1.5%)
3 or 4 Apartments28 (1.3%)67,422 (3.2%)
5 to 9 Apartments57 (2.7%)93,440 (4.5%)
10 or More Apartments42 (2.0%)320,156 (15.4%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing206 (9.8%)84,555 (4.1%)
Custer County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Custer CountyColorado
2014 or Later50 (2.4%)28,140 (1.4%)
2010 to 2013106 (5.1%)56,819 (2.7%)
2000 to 2009583 (27.9%)381,735 (18.3%)
1980 to 1999734 (35.1%)650,014 (31.2%)
1960 to 1979241 (11.5%)580,690 (27.9%)
1940 to 1959105 (5.0%)225,215 (10.8%)
1939 or Earlier274 (13.1%)159,918 (7.7%)
Custer County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Custer CountyColorado
1 Room41 (2.0%)34,826 (1.7%)
2 or 3 Rooms265 (12.7%)261,329 (12.5%)
4 or 5 Rooms789 (37.7%)630,776 (30.3%)
6 or 7 Rooms525 (25.1%)560,206 (26.9%)
8 or More Rooms473 (22.6%)595,394 (28.6%)
Custer County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Custer CountyColorado
No Bedroom41 (2.0%)39,105 (1.9%)
1 Bedroom238 (11.4%)224,237 (10.8%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms1,559 (74.5%)1,216,823 (58.4%)
4 or More Bedrooms255 (12.2%)602,366 (28.9%)
Custer County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Custer CountyColorado
With Complete Plumbing Facilities2,057 (98.3%)2,075,881 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities2,053 (98.1%)2,066,559 (99.2%)