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Building and Construction

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Building Permits
The Pikes Peak Regional Building Department is responsible for the plan review, permitting, and inspection of all construction activity within the unincorporated areas of El Paso County as well as the participating incorporated municipalities of Colorado Springs, Fountain and Manitou Springs and the towns of Green Mountain Falls, Monument and Palmer Lake. 

City Code / City Charter 


City Engineering   and   Engineering Development Review
Inspects and regulates the work of private developers who initially create most of the public infrastructure for the City. 

Engineering Criteria Manuals (subdivision, pavement, traffic)
Application Forms (contractor pre-qualification, grading and erosion control and local improvements)Permit and Review Fees  (development, excavation, traffic control, concrete, drainage, subsurface)Manuals (engineering criteria, drainage, pavement, subdivision, traffic)


Development Review
Processes various applications, site plans, development plans, variances, etc.

Development Assistance Bulletins
Guides (building height, commerical plans, hillside height, residential plans/additions, historic preservation)
Forms / Application (landscape/irrigation, general development, mobile home, signs, temporary use)Permits (day care, home occupation)



Construction Permits Non-Hazardous Materials (required under 2009 international fire code)


Housing Development

Contractor and RFQ Info  
Programs (affordable housing, capital improvement, housing rehabilitation, loan servicing)


Land Use

Applications (major or minor development proposal, form-based zone district) 
Subdivision and Zoning Codes