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Building Permits

Applications must be submitted through the Town's online customer portal. If you will be submitting electronic plans/documents for review, you will receive an invitation to upload the information directly to ProjectDox, after your application has been reviewed for completeness. If you are submitting paper plans/documents, please feel free to drop them off at the Community Development Department.  


Fire Permits

Town of Vail Fire Alarm and Fire Suppression Permit Applications. For a revision/change to an issued fire permit, select this link for access to the Fire Permit Transmittal Form.


Permit Applications 

Town of Vail Building, Plumbing, Mechanical Permit Applications


Permit Submittal Packet - Commercial Properties

This packet is for Commercial Properties including Multi-Family Residences. Permits are required when a structure is erected, constructed, enlarged, altered, repaired, moved, improved, removed, converted or demolished. Any exterior work performed on a structure must first obtain Design Review Board approval prior to submitting a permit.


Permit Submittal Packet - Residential Properties

This packet is for Residential Properties including Single Family, Duplexes and Townhomes. Permits are required when a structure is erected, constructed, enlarged, altered, repaired, moved, improved, removed, converted or demolished. Any exterior work performed on a structure must first obtain Design Review Board approval prior to submitting a permit.


Electrical Permit

Town of Vail Electrical Permit Application. CRS 12-23-106 requires field verification of licensing & registration for all contractors performing electrical work.  For a revision/change to an issued electrical permit, select this link for access to the Electrical Permit Transmittal Form.


Expedited Permits:

  • Portable Hot-Tub & Spa - Single Family/Duplex
  • Re-Roofs - Single Family/Duplex & Multi-Family
  • Window Replacement - Single Family/Duplex, Multi-Family & Commercial
  • Water Heater Replacement - Single Family/Duplex

These permits encompasses both the Design Review Board and the Building Permit approval process. All submittal requirements are due at the time of application in order to proceed with this permit.  


2019 Schedule of Permit Fees

Fee schedule for building, electrical, plumbing, mechanical permits, fire alarm and fire sprinkler permits. 


2019 Building Permit Fee Calculator


Solar Thermal/Photovoltaic Systems

All required permit application forms are provided in this packet. Please note that Design Review Board approval is required before starting the permit process.


Staging and Parking Information

Staging and parking information for construction projects.


Transmittal Form

Use when submitting a revision to an issued building permit, responding to corrections, deferred submittal for a construction permit. Once form has been submitted, either bring your revised plans in to our office or submit your revised plans when you receive your ProjectDox invitation.


Vail Village/Lionshead Construction Hours

Working hours and days allowed in these areas.



Public Works Construction Permit Downloads

Download the latest form by selecting the link below. You may now complete the application using Adobe Acrobat, print it and bring it into our offices.


Public Way Permit

Use this permit if your work will be performed in any of these areas: in the right-of-way, easements, public property, utility work needed, driveway improvements, drainage, and/or staging, parking or fencing. 


Revocable Right of Way Permit

Required for all Private Improvements constructed on Public Lands (Landscape, walls, driveways, etc..)


Dewatering Permit

Required for all dewatering operations necessary to facilitate large excavations.


Soil Nail License Agreement

Standard license agreement necessary to allow temporary soil nail excavation shoring to occur within Public Lands.


Sidewalk/Streetscape & Snowmelt

Maintenance agreement required for all Public streetscape and snowmelt systems that are privately  run and/or constructed.


Floodplain Use Permit

Required for all temporary grading within the 100 Yr. Floodplain. (See Town Code Title 12-21) 

 


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Contact Info

Christopher "CJ" Jarecki
Chief Building Official

 

Glen Morgan
Senior Plans Examiner

 

Andrew Rogers
Building Inspector

 

John Boggs
Electrical Building Inspector


Inspection Requests