Building Departments in San Miguel County, Colorado

There are 2 Building Departments in San Miguel County, Colorado, serving a population of 7,804 people in an area of 1,287 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 3,902 people, and 1 Building Department per 643 square miles.

In Colorado, San Miguel County is ranked 6th of 64 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 21st of 64 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of San Miguel County Building Departments

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


San Miguel Building Department 333 West Colorado Avenue Telluride, CO

San Miguel County Planning Department 333 West Colorado Avenue Telluride, CO

About the San Miguel County Building Department

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

San Miguel County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find San Miguel 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.

San Miguel County Residential Housing Units
 San Miguel CountyColorado
Total Housing Units6,7632,319,737
Occupied Housing Units3,301 (48.8%)2,082,531 (89.8%)
San Miguel County Occupied Residential Buildings
 San Miguel CountyColorado
Single-Family Detached Homes1,955 (59.2%)1,338,165 (64.3%)
Single-Family Attached Homes93 (2.8%)146,912 (7.1%)
2 Apartments157 (4.8%)31,881 (1.5%)
3 or 4 Apartments127 (3.8%)67,422 (3.2%)
5 to 9 Apartments182 (5.5%)93,440 (4.5%)
10 or More Apartments678 (20.5%)320,156 (15.4%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing109 (3.3%)84,555 (4.1%)
San Miguel County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 San Miguel CountyColorado
2014 or Later2 (0.1%)28,140 (1.4%)
2010 to 201335 (1.1%)56,819 (2.7%)
2000 to 2009718 (21.8%)381,735 (18.3%)
1980 to 19991,650 (50.0%)650,014 (31.2%)
1960 to 1979411 (12.5%)580,690 (27.9%)
1940 to 1959129 (3.9%)225,215 (10.8%)
1939 or Earlier356 (10.8%)159,918 (7.7%)
San Miguel County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 San Miguel CountyColorado
1 Room239 (7.2%)34,826 (1.7%)
2 or 3 Rooms714 (21.6%)261,329 (12.5%)
4 or 5 Rooms1,139 (34.5%)630,776 (30.3%)
6 or 7 Rooms769 (23.3%)560,206 (26.9%)
8 or More Rooms440 (13.3%)595,394 (28.6%)
San Miguel County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 San Miguel CountyColorado
No Bedroom268 (8.1%)39,105 (1.9%)
1 Bedroom467 (14.1%)224,237 (10.8%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms1,908 (57.8%)1,216,823 (58.4%)
4 or More Bedrooms658 (19.9%)602,366 (28.9%)
San Miguel County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 San Miguel CountyColorado
With Complete Plumbing Facilities3,266 (98.9%)2,075,881 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities3,162 (95.8%)2,066,559 (99.2%)