Building Permits

Dacono City Hall is closed to the public effective 5:00 p.m., March 13, 2020. Counter building permits and payments are suspended until further notice. Appointments are available for services that cannot be completed online. 

Online Building Permit Submittal- Residential Permits Only

A convenient, one-stop building permit submittal process is available using using Community ConnectTo get started, please register at Community ConnectCommunity Connect is currently available for residential permits only.   Please use the online payment portal.

Enter Community Connect Building Permit Portal Here

Non-residential Building Permit Submittal

Non-residential building permit submittals should follow the steps provided below.

  • Please complete the Online Building Permit Applications 
  • Email the complete Building Permit Applications to DCase@CityofDacono.com 
    • All application attachments will have 10MB file size limit
    • Attachments larger than 10MB should be sent by U.S. Mail.  FedEx and UPS are not recommended as City Hall may not have staff available to accept receipt of documents

Online Payment Portal

Go to Online Payment Portal

  • Online payments accepted
  • Please include contractor name AND job site address in the payment description field
  • We recommend using the e-Check option for payment
  • A check can mail be mailed separately by U.S. Mail

Please send a follow-up email to DCase@CityofDacono.com to confirm receipt of your building permit application.

Residential Inspections

  • All inspection requests must be received by the Building Division before 4:00 p.m.  (Monday through Friday) in order to be scheduled for the following business day.
  • Next day inspections are not guaranteed.
  • Please continue to use the SAFEbuilt Inspection line number- 1.888.774.0454
  • Emergencies will be dealt with on a case by case basis.
  • COVID-19 Precautions/restrictions are in place.  Please contact Donna Case for latest guidelines.

The City of Dacono contracts with SAFEbuilt Colorado for building department services. Building permit applications, plan submittals, and payments are through Dacono City Hall. Certain plan submittals are made directly to Mountain View Fire Protection District and St. Vrain Sanitation District. Contact the Department of Community Development.

Contractors must be licensed with the City of Dacono before starting work. Please click here for more information and to download an application. 

Work Requiring A Building Permit

  • Re-roofs 
  • Building a deck
  • Adding a fireplace
  • Most demolition
  • Finishing or remodeling a basement
  • Adding or altering the electrical system
  • Building a fence
  • Installing a pool or hot tub
  • Remodeling a kitchen or bathroom
  • Adding Rooms
  • Replacing an electric stove with a gas model
  • Replacing or installing an air conditioning or heating unit or water heater
  • Adding a sunroom or 3-seasons room

Most contractors will pull the necessary permits as part of the contracting job. Spell it out in your contract.

Typically, you do not usually need a building permit for the following residential projects:

  • Painting exterior or interior walls
  • Replacing a door with the same size/type unit and within the same framed opening
  • Installing new flooring
  • Replacing a faucet

If you are still uncertain as to your need for obtaining a building permit, call the Department of Community Development.

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