COVID-19 closures

The P&DS administrative operations building is closed to the public.

Current Service Delivery Timing

  • Application completeness checks: 9 business days
  • Email responses: 3 business days
  • Single Trade Online Submittals: 1 business day
  • Permit Review:
    New Construction Permits: 6 weeks
    Other Scopes of Work: 3 weeks
  • Inspections: We are experiencing delays due to reduced staffing levels. We are actively working to fill these positions.
  • Development Review and Plan Case: We are experiencing a heavy submittal volume – you may experience delays.
  • Licensing
    Contractor Licensing: 1 business day
    Rental Licensing: 1 – 2 business days

Latest Process Improvements

  • P&DS has adjusted the application process to move applications into review more quickly. Applications will now receive one completeness check before being routed for review.

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