Electronic Permit Submittal

The Building Division accepts electronic permit applications for certain types of projects in accordance with the following procedures and requirements:

Permits eligible for electronic permit issuance:


Residential Sewer/Water Repair and Replacement (No work in Right of Way)
Residential Water Heater Replacement (50 Gallons or Less)
Residential Boiler Replacement
Residential Evaporative Cooler Replacement (like for like only)
Residential Furnace Replacement (150K BTUs or less)
Residential A/C Replacement (like for like only)
Residential Electrical Service Upgrade or Change (200 amps or less)
Residential Window Replacement - provide spec sheeting showing u-value (No structural alterations)
Residential Siding (No asbestos containing material)

Requirements for contractors to request and receive electronic permits:


1. Contractors must have current license/registration and insurance complying with the State of Colorado statutes and City of Wheat Ridge Municipal Code.

2. Contractors must provide a valid credit card authorization form with the permit application. Credit card is required for payment on all electronic permits.

3. Person submitting the application must be listed on the licensed list of "Person(s) able to pull permits".

4. Requests must be made on approved City of Wheat Ridge permit application and must be signed by an authorized signatory.


Procedure for requesting and issuance of electronic permits


1. Complete all required information on approved City of Wheat Ridge Permit application, including signature. Email to permits@ci.wheatridge.co.us –or- fax to 303-237-8929 (303-BESTWAY)

2. Electronic permit applications will be reviewed for completeness and eligibility, and if complete, will be processed before the end of the next business day. Incomplete applications shall be returned to the sender indicating the additional information required. If the application cannot be approved for any reason the applicant will be notified in writing via the method by which the application was received.

3. Approved permit applications will be processed for payment. Upon confirmation of payment, the permit is issued with an inspection card and sent to applicant via method used to apply. Applications for which payment cannot be confirmed shall be returned to the applicant and need to resubmitted.