Permits, Fees & Building Guides

BlueprintsA Building Permit Application pdf download is to be submitted for all Required Permits pdf download. Permits requiring Plan Review also require,a Plan Review Fee, two sets of plans for residential projects and two hard copy sets, and one electronic set of plans for commercial projects. Commercial tenant finishes require the completion of the  Required Submittal for Commercial Tenant Finishes pdf download. A Revised Submittal Form must be submitted for any projects that require additional, revised, or supplemental information.

Commercial Projects and Residential Solar Permit applications need to be electronically transmitted to the Fire Department. The email for submittals is

To determine if the property is within the City of Golden please use the Jefferson County Address Wizard. Enter only the street number and look at the municipality listing.

Permit Fees are based on the valuation of the project. The Plan Review Fee (when applicable) is paid upon submittal of the permit application. Building Permit Fees and Building Use Tax are due upon issuance of the permit.

Other Permit Information

Stormwater Permit Information

Grading Permit and Flood Information

Backflow Prevention

Bulk Water Station Information and Application pdf icon

To check to see if an address is in the City limits of Golden, go to the Jefferson County Address Wizard – be sure to look under ‘Municipal Status’.

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 Did You Know?
Golden was originally chosen as the territorial capital of Colorado in 1862.

Additional Resources

City of Golden, Colorado
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