Do I Need a Permit?

Contact Information: 

Main Phone: 303-450-8745
Inspection Request Line: 303-450-8748
Fax: 303-280-0878

Northglenn City Hall
Attn: SAFEBuilt
11701 Community Center Drive
Northglenn, CO 80233

Hours: Weekdays, 8 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. and 1:15 to 4:30 p.m.

Do I Need a Permit?

Permits are required on the following types of projects:

Outside Inside
A deck over 200 square feet, over 30 inches above grade, attached to a house and serves as an exit door Furnace installation or replacement
Any deck with attached roofs Water heater installation or replacement
Patio covers, awnings and carports Boiler installation or replacement
Outside water/sewer line replacement or repair Gas logs and gas lines
Fences Fireplaces (wood, pellet, or gas)
Retaining walls 4 feet over ground level Basement finishes
Lawn sprinklers Remodeling
Pools, hot tubs (elec) Electrical modifications
Re-roofing Plumbing modifications
Siding and stucco Structural modifications
Room additions Electric to gas conversions
Garages – detached and attached Installation or replacement of windows or doors (.35 U-factor or greater)
Any size shed (max size 200 square feet) Increase or decrease of window or door size
Evaporator/Swamp coolers Sump pumps
Air conditioning units
Patio enclosures
Screened porches
Solar panels
Gas lines
Public sidewalk or curb and gutter replacement

Permits are not required for the following types of projects:

Outside Inside
General landscaping Kitchen cabinets and counter tops (same appliance location)
Concrete private sidewalks/driveways Flooring
Soffit, facia and gutter replacement Painting
Concrete or stone patio slabs (without roofs) Replacing plumbing fixtures
Painting Changing light fixtures
Minor roofing repair (One square or less)
Minor fence picket repair

This is not a complete list of all types of projects. Please contact us with any questions or if you do not see your project listed here.

City of Northglenn
11701 Community Center Drive
Northglenn, CO 80233