Building Division

  1. Schedule Inspections
  2. Apply for Permits
  3. Virtual Inspections
  4. Policies

How to Schedule an Inspection

Desktop

  1. Click “Customer Self-Service Portal”.
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  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 – hyperlinked. 
  6. Click “Inspections”. 
  7. Check the inspections you need under “Action”. 
  8. Request inspections. 
  9. Select a date. 
  10. Add any notes/comments if needed. 
  11. Submit. 
  12. If your inspection request was successful, you will get a green checkmark. 

Mobile 

  1. Click “Customer Self-Service Portal”.
    Document
  2. Login or Register. 
  3. Press the menu button on the 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 – hyperlinked. 
  7. Click “Inspections”. 
  8. Select “Request Inspections”. 
  9. Check the inspections you need under “Action”. 
  10. Request inspections. 
  11. Select a date. 
  12. Add any notes/comments if needed. 
  13. Submit. 
  14. If your inspection request was successful, you will get a green checkmark. 

Note

  • Our inspection cut off time is 4:00 PM the business day prior.
  • If you need to cancel your inspection, you must do so by selecting “Cancel” in the inspections tab.
  • To speak to an inspector for any reason including a time window, please call our main line the day of your inspection, between the hours of 7:30 – 8:30 AM.
  • Inspection results will be made available by 5:00 p.m..
  • Inspections may be canceled due to inclement weather, please check with our office to confirm your inspection.
  • See the front of your permit card for more important details!

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.