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To schedule an inspection, send your request through our online Inspection Request Form. If you don't have access to the internet, please call the Inspection Request Line at (303) 234-5933. For the inspection AM/PM schedule, check here daily: Today's AM/PM schedule
Every permit issued shall expire 365 days after issuance, regardless of activity.
Over the counter permits are issued at the time of submittal, between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. Plan review times vary; residential review times average approximately 2-4 weeks and commercial reviews average approximately 4-6 weeks. Larger or more detailed projects may require additional time.
The inspectors are available between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. and again between 3:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m., depending on the inspection load.
The City of Wheat Ridge reciprocates with Denver, Aurora, Colorado Springs, Pikes Peak, Park County, Fort Collins and City of Boulder.
For asphalt shingles, the City of Wheat Ridge requires that all shingles be nailed with a minimum of six (6) nails per shingle. Ice and Water shield is required at eaves and shall extend a minimum of two (2) feet inside exterior walls. Drip edge is required at eaves. All other types of roofing shall comply with adopted codes and policies and manufacturers installation guidelines.
Building & Inspection Services maintains a digital archive of address files which includes records of applications, building permits, and other information pertinent to that address dating back to 1995.
Here are the instructions for the online archive to locate permit copies and inspection results:
For best results, use the path below:
Select Community Development (or CommDev) -> Building Division -> Address Files -> Select Street Name -> Select Addres
Any building records prior to 1995 are maintained on microfilm in the Community Development Department at the City Municipal Building. A public information request (PIR) is required to research those documents and information. Public Information Request Form