Building Departments in Pitkin County, Colorado

There are 2 Building Departments in Pitkin County, Colorado, serving a population of 17,747 people in an area of 971 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 8,873 people, and 1 Building Department per 485 square miles.

In Colorado, Pitkin County is ranked 14th of 64 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 15th of 64 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Pitkin County Building Departments

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


Pitkin County Zoning 130 South Galena Street Aspen, CO

Snowmass Village Building Department 130 Kearns Road Snowmass Village, CO

About the Pitkin County Building Department

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

Pitkin County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Pitkin 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.

Pitkin County Residential Housing Units
 Pitkin CountyColorado
Total Housing Units13,5742,319,737
Occupied Housing Units7,340 (54.1%)2,082,531 (89.8%)
Pitkin County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Pitkin CountyColorado
Single-Family Detached Homes2,865 (39.0%)1,338,165 (64.3%)
Single-Family Attached Homes692 (9.4%)146,912 (7.1%)
2 Apartments52 (0.7%)31,881 (1.5%)
3 or 4 Apartments596 (8.1%)67,422 (3.2%)
5 to 9 Apartments1,063 (14.5%)93,440 (4.5%)
10 or More Apartments1,581 (21.5%)320,156 (15.4%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing491 (6.7%)84,555 (4.1%)
Pitkin County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Pitkin CountyColorado
2014 or Later36 (0.5%)28,140 (1.4%)
2010 to 2013194 (2.6%)56,819 (2.7%)
2000 to 20091,720 (23.4%)381,735 (18.3%)
1980 to 19992,548 (34.7%)650,014 (31.2%)
1960 to 19792,367 (32.2%)580,690 (27.9%)
1940 to 1959161 (2.2%)225,215 (10.8%)
1939 or Earlier314 (4.3%)159,918 (7.7%)
Pitkin County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Pitkin CountyColorado
1 Room460 (6.3%)34,826 (1.7%)
2 or 3 Rooms1,751 (23.9%)261,329 (12.5%)
4 or 5 Rooms2,407 (32.8%)630,776 (30.3%)
6 or 7 Rooms1,521 (20.7%)560,206 (26.9%)
8 or More Rooms1,201 (16.4%)595,394 (28.6%)
Pitkin County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Pitkin CountyColorado
No Bedroom566 (7.7%)39,105 (1.9%)
1 Bedroom1,055 (14.4%)224,237 (10.8%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms3,914 (53.3%)1,216,823 (58.4%)
4 or More Bedrooms1,805 (24.6%)602,366 (28.9%)
Pitkin County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Pitkin CountyColorado
With Complete Plumbing Facilities7,292 (99.3%)2,075,881 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities7,254 (98.8%)2,066,559 (99.2%)