Hinsdale County Building Inspector in Lake City Colorado

Address and phone number for Hinsdale County Building Inspector, a Building Inspector, at Henson Street, Lake City CO.


Name
Hinsdale County Building Inspector
Address
311 Henson Street, Lake City, Colorado, 81235
Phone
970-944-2319
Fax
970-944-2630
Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

About the Hinsdale County Building Inspector

The Hinsdale County Building Inspector, located in Lake City, CO, ensures that building construction complies with Lake City building codes and regulations. These building codes establish standards for constructing buildings, including design requirements, building material specifications, parking requirements, trade regulations for electrical and plumbing work, and natural disaster resistance. The Building Inspector also oversees inspections to ensure buildings meet code. The Building Inspector, sometimes called the Building Official, often works in the Lake City Building Department.

You may contact the Building Inspector for questions about:
  • Lake City building inspections
  • Building codes and violations in Lake City, CO
  • Building permits and permitting process
  • The building inspection process
  • Filing a complaint about safety violations
  • Building, elevator, and fire code compliance in Colorado
Building Permits and the Permitting Process

Before beginning a construction or renovation project in Lake City, the Building Inspector must approve the building plan and issue any required permits. These include construction, relocation, and demolition permits, which often require an inspection of the construction plan or site. The Building Inspector keeps records on permits, which may be available to the public.

Lake City Construction & Plan Inspections

The Lake City Building Inspector inspects new construction, renovations, and remodels. At the start of a project, the Building Inspector approves building plans and blueprints to ensure compliance with Hinsdale County and Colorado building codes. The Building Inspector also monitors and inspects projects to ensure they follow approved plans and meet building code requirements. Inspections include mechanical, plumbing, and electrical inspections. Non-compliant projects can receive a building code violation notice from the Building Inspector, which may include a stop work order. At the conclusion of a project, the Building Inspector conducts a final inspection and issues an occupancy permit.

Lake City Building Inspections

In addition to conducting inspections on construction, the Building Inspector also reviews existing structures in Lake City to verify they meet occupancy requirements in the case of damage from a fire, a natural disaster, or an accident. The Building Inspector also oversees elevator inspections to monitor compliance with local code. In the case of a complaint or referral from Lake City law enforcement, the Hinsdale County Building Inspector conducts inspections of suspected safety violations. Contact the Building Inspector for more information about filing a complaint for suspected code violations.

Fire Inspections

In Hinsdale County, the Building Inspector works with Fire Inspectors to ensure compliance with local fire codes. Fire inspections determine whether new construction meets code and also evaluates buildings after a fire causes damage.

Contact the Hinsdale County Building Inspector

You may contact the Hinsdale County Building Inspector by calling 970-944-2319, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Hinsdale County Building Inspector, 311 Henson Street, Lake City, Colorado, 81235.


Map of Hinsdale County Building Inspector in Lake City Colorado


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