Jefferson County Building Department

Find Jefferson County Colorado building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections. Building Departments provide information on certificates of occupancy (CO), building codes, construction codes, inspections, safety, violations, permits, community planning, zoning laws, regulations, ordinances, maps, and land use.


Arvada Permits 8101 Ralston Road Arvada CO 80002 720-898-7620


Golden Planning and Zoning Department 1445 10th Street Golden CO 80401 303-384-8097

Jefferson County Building Department 100 Jefferson County Parkway Golden CO 80419 303-271-8260

Jefferson County Planning and Zoning Department 100 Jefferson County Parkway Golden CO 80419 303-271-8700

Lakewood Building Department 480 South Allison Parkway Lakewood CO 80226 303-987-7500

Wheat Ridge Permits 7500 W 29th Ave Wheat Ridge CO 80033 303-235-2855

Wheat Ridge Zoning 7500 West 29th Avenue Wheat Ridge CO 80033 303-235-2847

About the Jefferson County Building Department

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

The Department of Buildings makes public records available upon request including building and property records, construction permits, inspection reports and logs, violations, complains and zoning ordinances.

Building Code Enforcement

Jefferson County Building Departments create and enforce building, planning and zoning regulations. The DOB enforces these codes through inspections and levies fines and fees for buildings that are not in compliance with local law. The Office also provides training and certification for building inspectors who enforce local law through building inspections.

Jefferson County, Colorado Building & Construction Permits

Building Departments in Jefferson County are tasked with enforcing local building codes as well as any zoning and planning standards required by state laws and statutes. The Department reviews construction and design plans prior to construction and awards permits to legal construction projects. Jefferson County building inspectors ensure construction and buildings are in compliance of building code before, during and after construction has been completed. Building Departments also inspect new construction prior to occupancy is permitted and award certificates of occupancy to buildings that meet requirements.

Building Safety & Maintenance

Jefferson County Building Departments routinely inspect buildings and structures in Colorado to ensure they are in compliance of local code and safe for occupancy. The Department inspects buildings after damage due to fire, natural disaster or whenever damage may render a structure unsafe to occupy. If a building is determined unsafe for occupancy, inspectors have the authority to condemn buildings until improvements are made.