We now offer our full suite of services virtually. Limited in-person services are available at the customer service hub located on the first floor of 1101 Arapahoe Ave. Please see How to Connect with Planning & Development Services to learn about the best ways to connect with staff.

Current Service Delivery Timing

  • Permit Processing
    • Single Trade Online Submittals: 1 business day
    • Full Review
      • Case number assignment and initial completeness check: 2.5 weeks
      • CSS attachment submittal: 12 business days
      • Permit Review:
        New Construction Permits: 9 weeks
        Other Scopes of Work: 6 weeks
    • Inspections: Next day available
  • Development Review and Plan Case: We are experiencing a heavy submittal volume – you may experience delays.
  • Inquiry Responses: 4 business days
  • Licensing
    Contractor Licensing: 1 – 2 business days
    Rental Licensing: 1 – 2 business days

Tips for a successful submittal

  • Have your materials prepared by someone familiar with Boulder’s regulations
  • Refer to application checklists and guides in the Applications & Forms Database
  • Incomplete application materials will result in delays