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Building Department

Building Permits

Building Department

Permit Tech:  Nadine Cruz
Phone: 303-732-4281
Fax: 303-732-0599

The Town is Contracted with Charles Abbott & Associates as of January 1, 2019  
Chief Building Official:   Michael Theisen
Cell:  303-775-5129

Request an Inspection (online request)

Inspection Line:
 800-282-8140  (phone request) This is a recorded line and requires you to leave a message requesting an inspection.  Inspections are usually done the next business day if called in by 3:00 p.m.  There is an additional charge for inspections on Saturday and Sunday, which requires a specific date at the time of the request. 

South East Weld Fire Protection District Inspection

All commercial new builds, additions, and remodels are required to obtain Fire District approval prior to issuing the building permit.   A set of building plans, by a design professional, will be required for this permit.  For more information contact the SE Weld Fire Protection District.  303-732-4203

Application for Plan Review by the SE Weld Fire District. 
Please submit application to

Peddler's License is required for door to door sales.

Contractor's Licenses are not required by the Town of Keenesburg

One Stop Permits (Does not require Plan Review)

  • Roof   (See Roofing Requirements under Building Department Documents)
  • Water Heater, Residential Furnace/Boiler, Air Conditioner
  • Fence (Over 6 feet in height)
  • Lawn Sprinkler System
  • Window Replacement/Siding
  • Gas Line Inspection/Pressure Check
  • Small Sign (no foundation)
Building Guides

Many building permits require a detailed plan before your permit will be approved.  Below are some helpful guides to our most common projects.   The guides are designed to be a useful working tool for you, the homeowner, as you go through your building project.  Please select from the subcategory documents below. 

Remodeling, Renovating, or Demolishing?

Asbestos - Renovation and Demolition
State of Colorado Asbestos Notifications & Permits
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Document Center

The Document Center provides easy access to public documents. Click on one of the categories below to see related documents or use the search function.

Categories always sorted by seq (sub-categories sorted within each category)
Documents sorted by HEADER in Ascending Order within category

Building Department Documents19 documents

  • Building Impact Fees 2024
    document Header Building Impact Fees 2024
  • Building Permit Application
    document Header Building Permit Application
  • Construction Type Definitions
    document Header Construction Type Definitions
  • Design Standards
    document Header Design Standards
  • Keenesburg Permit Extension Request Form
    document Header Keenesburg Permit Extension Request Form
  • RESOLUTION 2023-14 Schedule of Fees
    document Header RESOLUTION 2023-14 Schedule of Fees
  • Roofing Requirements (Effective 1-1-22)
    document Header Roofing Requirements (Effective 1-1-22)

Guides12 documents

  • Detached Garage
    document Header Detached Garage
  • Enclosed Patio
    document Header Enclosed Patio
  • Patio Cover/Carport
    document Header Patio Cover/Carport
  • Pole Barn
    document Header Pole Barn
  • Residential Basement Finish
    document Header Residential Basement Finish
  • Residential One-Story Addition
    document Header Residential One-Story Addition
  • Roof
    document Header Roof
  • Shed
    document Header Shed
  • Solar Questions FAQ's
    document Header Solar Questions FAQ's
  • Solar Submittal Requirements
    document Header Solar Submittal Requirements
  • Uncovered Deck
    document Header Uncovered Deck
  • Wheelchair Ramps (Residential)
    document Header Wheelchair Ramps (Residential)