Building Department

Inspections

BUILDING INSPECTIONS MUST BE SCHEDULED BEFORE 4 P.M. THE DAY BEFORE INSPECTIONS.

Schedule Building Inspections by Calling 303-644-3249 ext.1034 or by emailing inspections@bennett.co.us

No inspections after 11:00 a.m. Fridays. 

Electrical Inspections are available Tuesdays and Thursdays. 

Holiday Closures - No Building Inspections Performed

  • November 26
  • November 27
  • December 24
  • December 25
  • December 31
  • January 1

Building Permits

New construction permits requires an appointment. Please email bennettbuilding@bennett.co.us for an appointment. 

Pay For My Permit

The Town of Bennett is pleased to offer a "One Stop" building permit for certain projects.  See if your project qualifies.

If your project doesn't qualify for our "One Stop" permit, use one of the following permit forms:

Electrical License Contemporaneous Review Guidelines

You may print and complete all pages of the building permit application and return them to the Town of Bennett in person or by mail. You may also complete the electronic form and return by email.  Send the completed application to the Town of Bennett Building Department by:

A representative will process the application and notify you of the fee to be paid by cash, check or online with a credit card. Credit cards cannot be taken over the phone.

Once payment has been received, a receipt, permit and permit card will be completed and work may commence.

Failure to obtain a permit prior to beginning work will result in the permit fees doubling.


Bennett Fire Protection District Inspection

Bennett Fire Protection District will also inspect construction, by working with the Town  this will help ensure that builders have all the necessary information up front.

Please contact Bennett Fire Protection District at: (303) 644-3572


Permit Fee Information

Please see the Town of Bennett Schedule of Fees for typical fees associated with obtaining a building permit from the Town of Bennett. Please note, however, each project is specific and final fees are not determined until a complete building permit application has been submitted and reviewed by Town staff.

Typical taxes associated with building permits:

  • 2% Use Tax which is calculated based on half of the total valuation of the project
  • 0.25% Arapahoe County open space sales & use tax which is calculated based on half of the total valuation for the projects within Arapahoe County.

Many building permits require a detailed plan before your permit will be approved.We have some helpful guides to our most common building projects.

Residential Basement Finish

Accessory Structure Guide

Change of Occupancy

Residential Grounding Guides

Residential Addition Guide

Modular Home Guide

Patio and Carport Covers

Pole Barns

Roofing Guide

Residential Additions

Residential Ramps

Residential Smoke Detectors

Solar Thermal System Requirements

Photovoltaic System Requirements

Residential Stairs

Swimming Pools

Uncovered Decks and Porches

 

Building guides for manufactured or mobile homes

Uncovered Decks and Porches

Patio Covers and Carports 

Additions to Single Family Dwellings Guide

 

Moving and Demolition Information

Asbestos - Renovation and Demolition 

State of Colorado Asbestos Notifications and Permits