Building Departments in Mesa County, Colorado

There are 4 Building Departments in Mesa County, Colorado, serving a population of 148,798 people in an area of 3,329 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 37,199 people, and 1 Building Department per 832 square miles.

In Colorado, Mesa County is ranked 30th of 64 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 24th of 64 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Mesa County Building Departments

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


Fruita Planning Department 325 East Aspen Avenue Fruita, CO

Grand Junction Building Department and Permits 750 Main Street Grand Junction, CO

Grand Junction Planning and Zoning Department 250 North 5th Street Grand Junction, CO

Mesa County Planning Department 200 South Spruce Street Grand Junction, CO

About the Mesa County Building Department

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

Mesa County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Mesa 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.

Mesa County Residential Housing Units
 Mesa CountyColorado
Total Housing Units65,2512,319,737
Occupied Housing Units60,562 (92.8%)2,082,531 (89.8%)
Mesa County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Mesa CountyColorado
Single-Family Detached Homes42,767 (70.6%)1,338,165 (64.3%)
Single-Family Attached Homes2,229 (3.7%)146,912 (7.1%)
2 Apartments1,563 (2.6%)31,881 (1.5%)
3 or 4 Apartments2,976 (4.9%)67,422 (3.2%)
5 to 9 Apartments1,936 (3.2%)93,440 (4.5%)
10 or More Apartments3,515 (5.8%)320,156 (15.4%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing5,576 (9.2%)84,555 (4.1%)
Mesa County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Mesa CountyColorado
2014 or Later486 (0.8%)28,140 (1.4%)
2010 to 20131,098 (1.8%)56,819 (2.7%)
2000 to 200913,266 (21.9%)381,735 (18.3%)
1980 to 199919,343 (31.9%)650,014 (31.2%)
1960 to 197916,377 (27.0%)580,690 (27.9%)
1940 to 19595,412 (8.9%)225,215 (10.8%)
1939 or Earlier4,580 (7.6%)159,918 (7.7%)
Mesa County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Mesa CountyColorado
1 Room678 (1.1%)34,826 (1.7%)
2 or 3 Rooms4,329 (7.1%)261,329 (12.5%)
4 or 5 Rooms23,957 (39.6%)630,776 (30.3%)
6 or 7 Rooms19,926 (32.9%)560,206 (26.9%)
8 or More Rooms11,672 (19.3%)595,394 (28.6%)
Mesa County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Mesa CountyColorado
No Bedroom725 (1.2%)39,105 (1.9%)
1 Bedroom2,921 (4.8%)224,237 (10.8%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms45,426 (75.0%)1,216,823 (58.4%)
4 or More Bedrooms11,490 (19.0%)602,366 (28.9%)
Mesa County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Mesa CountyColorado
With Complete Plumbing Facilities60,356 (99.7%)2,075,881 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities59,817 (98.8%)2,066,559 (99.2%)