Submit Building Permits Electronically In Fort Collins With Service First Permits
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SFP has experience with the intricacies of various jurisdictions and the programs utilized for electronic submittals and permit tracking, including but not limited to:
How to Get Fort Collins Building Permits Electronically?
You may be a homeowner, project manager, contractor, builder, roofer, architect, designer, or electrician in Fort Collins, CO who has a project at hand. Whatever type of project you may have, you should check whether it requires building permits or not. If it does, you should apply for it electronically. From new construction to renovation to additions to repairs, most projects require a permit. At Service First Permits, we can help you with the application process, thus saving you time, effort, and money.
Getting Your Fort Collins Building Permit Electronically
We understand the importance of your time and not having to waste it on going through the process. Our experienced permit management services will take care of the process, while you are busy taking care of the project. We specialize in acquiring different types of building permits in Fort Collins, getting it right the first time and in a timely manner.
The first step is to select the category your project belongs to. This includes Residential and Commercial/Multi-Family projects. You will also have to consider whether you need a permit for it or not. Next, you will have to determine the permit cost. While some permits are charged flat, others are charged based on the project’s valuation.
• Development Review: New constructions, change of use to land, new buildings, and additions may require a development review before the building permit is submitted.
• Historic Preservation Review: If the building is 50 years or older or historically designated, a Historic Preservation Services review may be required.
Submitting for Permit
Electronic Document Submittal will require PDF formats of the documents. You will have to organize and format files as per the department’s instructions. This includes:
- Grouping and naming each file as per the Electronic Document Naming Instructions
- Plans should be combined into a single PDF file
- PDF plans and site plans should be to-scale
- Plans developed by design experts must have information block with name, licensing data, contact information, and signature
- Plans must be free from active, working, or living comments
- Each file must be 75 MB or less in size
Once the application has been submitted, a staff member will contact you back for payment. You will receive an email when your permit is approved. Certain building permits also require the prior issue of health department approval.
Many projects need a review which is helpful in reducing expensive re-construction needs. A project may need a review from more than one city department for compliance with:
- Land use code
- Building codes
- Project-specific requirements
Once the review is complete, you will receive an email confirming whether your permit is approved or needs corrections. You will receive the permit when all the departments or tasks have been signed off, you have paid all the fees, and all the contractors have been verified for their credentials.
Assistance with Permit Expedition
We at Service First Permits provide expedited permit management services throughout Fort Collins and the surroundings. We can assist you with the application of most types of building permits, saving you valuable time. For more information about our services, feel free to get in touch with us. We will be pleased to discuss the unique needs of your project’s application process.