Zoning and/or building permit applications for logged-in residential projects will now be accepted only if minimum submittal requirements are met, as outlined in the Residential Permitting Guide (PDF). Complete submittals decrease review time and the number of review cycles for your project – great news for all our customers!
Development Services staff helps to make the city's vision a reality. This is where building projects are reviewed, green-lighted and inspected. It's also the home for neighborhood inspections, ensuring quality-of-life standards for Denver's communities. Through each of these critical roles, Development Services helps to implement the city's vision for an outstanding Denver.
For news and updates on counter policies and procedures, visit the Development Services News and Updates page.
Search a list of companies that currently have obtained a contractor's license from the City and County of Denver. Be sure to check the expiration date and status to make sure the contractor's license is still active.
To check your building permit review status, you will need the log number you received when you submitted your application and building plans. If you don't know you log number or if you need additional help, please call 720-865-2720.
You can use the automated phone system to schedule a building inspection or request an inspection in person.
Use the DevelopDENVER mapping tool to view property details including zoning, landmark status, inspector districts and more.
Denver is seeing unprecedented demand for building permits, and our limited staff is working harder than ever to keep pace. Citywide permit demand may affect your project’s review time and/or your wait time at our permit counter.
We are taking major steps to improve the services we provide, including hiring, paying overtime, and outsourcing some reviews. We know your time is valuable, and we will continue to work hard to keep pace with permit demand, while making changes behind the scenes for long-term success.
Thank you for your patience during Denver’s building boom.