Building Inspection

NOTICE:

 

On August 31, 2015 The City of Arvada will be updating the Contractor records for building and municipal contractors to prepare for online permitting. All contractors will receive notices of the changes by mail and will be provided a new license number.


 

To prepare for these changes, no licenses will be issued on August 31, 2015. Please make sure to plan accordingly.


All activity on arvadapermits.org will be unavailable after 5:00 p.m. on August 31, 2015.

 

 

 

The Building Inspection Division is responsible for assuring that buildings built in the city are safe for the occupants of those buildings. To accomplish this goal, the Building Inspection Division administers the following codes:

 2009 International Building Code  2009 International Residential Code
 2009 International Fuel Gas Code  2009 International Mechanical Code
 2009 International Plumbing Code  2009 International Property Maint. Code
 2009 International Energy Code  2009 International Fire Code
 2009 Existing Building Code  2014 National Electrical Code

Wind Speeds:

City limits: 105 mph, west of Highway 93 call for information.

Exposure C (Engineer can request Exposure B, if satisfactory information is provided)

All roofing products are required to meet the test ASTM 3161 Class F. ASTM 3161 Class F is not
associated with the warranty from the shingle manufacturer-three tabs do meet this test as well as
laminate or dimensional shingles.
 

Contact Information:

720-898-7620 (Office), 720-898-7603 (Fax)
8101 Ralston Rd, Arvada, CO 80001 on the second floor of the City Hall building.
Hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm Monday-Friday except for holidays.
 
The Building Inspection Division is managed by Brita Van Horne, and she can be reached at 720-898-7620 or at bvanhorne@arvada.org.
 

Inspection Scheduling Information:

For online inspection scheduling and ArvadaPermits Help Click Here

Schedule a building inspection, click here. Contractors will need to login to schedule an inspection.  Public users will need to set up a profile. Click on Arvadapermits Help for more details. All inspections are updated throughout the work day and results can be reviewed on arvadapermits.org.

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