Electronic Permit Submittal

The Building Division accepts online permit applications for certain types of projects in accordance with the following procedures and requirements:

Permits eligible for electronic permit issuance:


Residential Sewer/Water Repair and Replacement (No work in Right of Way) - Complete online form located here

Residential replacement Water Heater Replacement (50 Gallons or Less) - Complete online form located here

Residential replacement Evaporative Cooler or Air Conditioner (like for like only) - Complete online form located here

Residential replacement Boiler or Furnace (150K BTUs or less) - Complete online form located here

Residential Electrical Service Upgrade or Change (200 amps or less)- Complete online form located here

Residential Window Replacement (No structural alterations) - Complete online form located here

Residential Siding (No asbestos containing material) - Complete online form located here

Requirements for contractors to request and receive electronic permits:


1. Contractors must have current license/registration and insurance complying with the State of Colorado statutes and City of Wheat Ridge Municipal Code.

2. Contractors must provide a valid credit card authorization form with the permit application. Credit card is required for payment on all electronic permits.

3. Person submitting the application must be listed on the licensed list of "Person(s) able to pull permits".

4. Requests must be submitted by online application or in person at the permit counter between the hours of 7:30 am to 3:30 pm.


Procedure for requesting and issuance of electronic permits


1. Submit the online form for the specific type of project you are performing. The form requires a credit card authorization to be attached. PLEASE DO NOT EMAIL PERMIT APPLICATIONS OR CREDIT CARD AUTHORIZATION FORMS.


2. Electronic permit applications will be reviewed for completeness and eligibility, and if complete, will be processed before the end of the next business day. If the application cannot be approved for any reason the applicant will be notified in writing.

3. Approved permit applications will be processed for payment. Upon confirmation of payment, the permit is issued with an inspection card and sent to applicant via email. Applications for which payment cannot be confirmed will not be processed.