Building Permits

ATTENTION: As of January 1, 2024, the City of Arvada will begin implementing the updated 2024 Building Fee Schedule. If you are planning to execute construction at the start of 2024, please reference this new schedule for updated fees.

Taking on a home improvement project? You'll need a permit for many of those projects. Are you working on a new fence? Are you getting a new roof? Are you adding a wall in your office? Be sure to explore permit requirements in the City of Arvada.

Current Inspections

You will be redirected to our Permits site to see the posted inspection schedule. If you need to cancel your inspection please login to the permit website to complete this action. View Today's Inspections

Current Codes

The City of Arvada has adopted the 2018 International Codes with amendments. Please review the codes for more information

Verify the Address

Do you need to verify that an address is within Arvada's jurisdiction? Use our online address look up tool. Utilize our Address Verification.

Closing the Permit

Once the final building inspection is completed, the permit will be ready to be closed. If no further action is required, an email will be sent to the applicant when the permit has been completed. Please review the permit status and inspection results on Arvada's permit website. For New Single Family and Commercial permit types, the contractor is required to obtain a Certificate of Occupancy to finalize the permit.