Building Division

  1. Schedule Inspections
  2. Apply for Permits
  3. Virtual Inspections
  4. Policies
  5. Weekly Rapid Plan Reviews

Schedule an Inspection

Desktop Instructions

  1. Click “Customer Self-Service Portal”
    Document Opens in new window
  2. Login or Register
  3. Click “Search”
  4. Search the permit # (do NOT include BPR/BPC) must enter a 4-digit year
  5. Click on your permit
  6. Click “Inspections”
  7. Check the inspections you need under “Action”
  8. Request inspections 
  9. Select a date
  10. Add any notes/comments
  11. Submit
  12. A green checkmark means success! 

Mobile Instructions

  1. Click “Customer Self-Service Portal”
    Document Opens in new window
  2. Login or Register 
  3. Press 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. Select “Request Inspections” 
  9. Check the inspections you need under “Action”
  10. Request inspections
  11. Select date
  12. Add any notes/comments
  13. Submit
  14. A green checkmark means success! 

*Note

  • 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:

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 bldgfax@erieco.gov.

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.