Skip Main Navigation
City Facilities Closed Monday May 29 In observance of Memorial Day, all City facilities will be closed on Monday, May...
Waste Hauling Service Delay Republic Services will experience a one day service delay the week of May 29 in observance of Memorial...
Skip to Content

Logging in as a Contractor

At Contractors are requested to log into the system using their Arvada license number (starts with AEC).

If you are new to the system please continue to the steps for "New Contractor".

The steps below will show you how to successfully log into the system with your contractor license if you are a returning user.

Note: Your contractor's license must be active with the City of Arvada to use the eTRAKiT system.

Returning Contractors

Step 1: Sign In

Once at the homepage for, at the top of your screen find the text box next to "Arvada Contractor". Enter in your Arvada license number.

First step in the process to sign in as an Arvada contractor at


Step 2: Enter License number and password

Enter in your Arvada license number in the text box that says user name. Enter in your password. If you are new to the system you will have a temporary password that was provided to you at the time of your license issuance. Click "LOGIN".

Note: If you are logging in for your first time or it has been 90 days since you last password change you maybe prompted to update your password. Create a new password using a combination of letters and numbers.adding you password to log in as a contractor at


Step 3: Dashboard View

Once you are logged into the system you will see your dashboard. All permits and projects that are linked to you Arvada license number will show here. From the dashboard you can schedule inspection, pay fees and re-print permits. All review notes and inspection results can be viewed by clicking on the blue permit/project number.  For more information on reviewing information see Monitoring Permit and Project Application Process

View of the dashboard after a successful login on


New Contractors

If you are new to the eTRAKiT system you will need to change your password before applying for permits or scheduling inspections.

Step 1: Initiate Password Reset

One the right of the top bar, click “Forgot Password”

Step 1 in changing password


Select “Contractor”. Enter Arvada License. Number that was provide at registration. Click “Reset Password”

Step 2 select contractor


Step 2: Review e-mail

Review email for reset link. An email will be sent to the user account that was provided at registration.  When email is received, click on the “Reset Password’ link within the email.

Step 3 receive email link to reset password


Step 3: Create New Password

Create new password and security questions. You will now enter a new personal password for your account and set two security questions. When finished, click “Save and Login” at the bottom of the screen.

Step 4 reset your password


Step 4: Continue to User Dashboard

Click “Continue” and you will now be logged into your account and ready to apply for permits and schedule inspections.

Step 5 continuing to dashboard