Building Division

Appointment Required for access to Town Hall 

Town Hall is currently locked and accessible by appointment only. Appointments can be made to pick-up permits or to drop off documents by calling (303)926-2780.  Submittals are being accepted electronically thru the Self-Service Portal (preferred), or via email.  Limited rapid review appointments are available - please see "Apply For Permits" tab below for information.

If you need to speak to an inspector for an inspection time window, to cancel a scheduled inspection, or for any other reason please call (303)926-2784 ONLY between 7:30 and 8:30 a.m. daily.  For any other items that cannot be addressed via email, please call the main number (303)926-2780 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

  1. Schedule Inspections
  2. Apply for Permits
  3. Virtual Inspections
  4. Policies
  5. Rapid Plan Review calendar

Schedule an Inspection

  1. Visit the “Customer Self-Service Portal” on desktop or mobile device
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  2. Login or Register
  3. On a mobile device, select the menu button (top left-hand corner - 3 stacked horizontal lines)
  4. Click “Search”
  5. Search the permit # (do NOT include BPR/BPC) must enter a 4-digit year
  6. Click on your permit
  7. Click “Inspections”
  8. Check the inspections you need under “Action”
  9. Request inspections 
  10. Select a date
  11. Add any notes/comments
  12. Submit
  13. A green checkmark means success! 


  • Inspection cut off time is 4:00 PM the business day prior
  • Cancellations must be submitted in the ’Cancel’ tab
  • To speak to an inspector for call 303-926-2780, between 7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
  • Inspection results are made available by 5:00 p.m
  • Inspections may be canceled - check with our office to confirm your inspection

Current Building Codes

Building codes are established to provide minimum standards to safeguard life and limb, health, property, and public welfare by regulating and controlling construction. Effective January 17, 2020, the Town of Erie is currently under the following codes:

The Town will be adopting the 2020 National Electrical Code by August 2021.

Code Amendments

2015 Code Update and Amendments

Building Guide Handouts

Building guide handouts are available in the Building Division at Town Hall and online. If you have any questions, please email

Note: Some projects require a minimum setback from property line whether or not a building permit is required. Please see the Building Division for required subdivision setbacks and property easements. No part of any structure may project into an easement per Section 10-4-2 of the Municipal Code.

Before You Dig

Before digging, call the Utility Notification Center of Colorado at 800-922-1987. It’s fast, free, and it is the law. Call at least three days before you plan to dig. Protect yourself, your family, and your neighborhood.