Submit Building Permits Electronically In Aurora CO With Service First Permits
Service First Permits is now offering nationwide permit management services through electronic submittals.
Service First Permits has been facilitating electronic submittals and reviews since 2015, and is familiar with common challenges with divisional processing of electronic submittals. Service First Permits, as the Permit Management team will oversee the electronic submittal, review and permit issuance processes to ensure your project achieves the most optimal timeline for review.
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 Apply for Your Aurora Building Permits Electronically
Aurora, Colorado has 3 Building Departments, serving the entire city. If you have new construction, modification, renovation, repair, or other type of job in your commercial or residential building, it will be required to apply for a permit. At Service First Permits, we can assist you with the electronic application process and take all the steps required to get your permits at the earliest.
The Process of Obtaining Building Permits in Aurora
The Aurora Building Department is responsible for all aspects of:
- New construction
- And more.
They cover all the areas in each type of project. For example, when it comes to new construction, the department has codes for zoning laws, building materials, design, and trade/professional licenses. Getting building permits electronically can be a challenging process for you. It also requires a significant amount of communication with the department. Even when they have taken many steps to keep the process streamlined, there can be certain delays. And this is where we can assist you with the process.
Whatever type of project you may have on your property, you must consider its permitting requirements. The main steps involved in the process are as follows:
Determine whether it is a DIY project or you will be hiring a certified and licensed professional.
When it is a DIY project, you will have to fill out a Statement of Understanding form and a Permit Application to be submitted.
When you hire a professional for the job, you will already be taking a step to save time and effort.
Next, you must submit a plan to the building division. It is reviewed for building standards and code requirements.
Once your permit has been approved, a permit fee based on the type of project will be assessed.
Once the project begins, Aurora building inspectors may check on it. Whether an inspection is required or not depends on the type of project. This is required to ensure the construction, renovation, or repair is taking place according to the approved plans.
While most projects will require one or more permits, there are some that don’t require a building permit. Some of the examples of such projects include:
- Single-story detached accessory structures used as playhouses, tool and storage sheds, and for similar functions and have floor area under 120 sq. ft. and height under 12 feet.
- Retaining walls under 4 feet of height
- Fences under 6 feet of height
- Painting, carpeting, papering, tiling, countertops, cabinets, and similar finishing works.
- Certain prefabricated pools accessory
- Window awnings supported by exterior walls that don’t project beyond a certain limit
Professional Assistance for Building Permit
Whether your project requires a plan or not or a permit at all should be determined before you go ahead with the process. There are many such things to take into account. You will also have to gather many documents. At Service First Permits, we handle all aspects of your electronic building permit process. We are the permit management service specialists in Colorado that can assist with building permits for all states, cities, and towns. Our in-depth knowledge, experience, and professional practices help you save time, money, and hassles.
If you need more information about our permit management services, get in touch with Service First Permits. Our experienced team will be pleased to assist you with the complete building permit process for your project.