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City construction permits may include any combination of City construction permits include Accessory Building, Mixed Use Building, Multifamily Building, NonResidential Building, Electrical, Fire Suppression Systems, Floodplain, Grading, Plumbing, and Right-of-Way permits, and more.

Notes: The City’s Customer Self Service Portal can be used to search for individual permits. For more information on properties, including assessor information, please visit the Boulder County webpages: Open Data and Property Search

Data and Resources

Format Title and Description
Construction Permit Data Dictionary

Construction Permit Data Dictionary

Description of each field in the Construction Permits and Building Use and Square Footage Detail datasets.

Construction Permits

Construction Permits

A complete list of all City of Boulder construction permits from the year 1987 to present day. This file is updated nightly.

Building Use and Square Footage Details

Building Use and Square Footage Details

This dataset contains information on building use and square footage detail for all “Building” construction permits. This file is updated nightly.

Areas of Inquiry

Use the information below to explore possible uses for this dataset.

What do permits tell us about changes in Boulder? What types of work are being done? How much and how many over what time period? How episodic is the work? Where is the work being done?


Maintained By P&DS Information Resources
Author N/A
Update Frequency Daily
Department Planning
Categories Permits and Licenses, Zoning and Private Property
Sustainability Framework Category Livable Community
License Creative Commons CCZero This material is Open Data
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