Adams County offices are closed through April 30. Human Services, Animal Shelter, and Colorado Air and Space Port will provide essential services. Sheriff, District Attorney, Coroner, and Justice Center will remain open until further notice.
Adams County is now under the state-issued Stay-at-Home Public Health Order, in effect through April 26. Need COVID-19 resources? Visit

Community & Economic Development

Adams County Government offices are closed to the public.  We apologize for the inconvenience.  The Community & Economic Development Department is currently working remotely.  Please do not come to our offices.  In an effort to continue to assist our customers, we are available via email.  Please direct all inquiries to the appropriate email address below.

More information about how to submit land use cases and building inspection information can be found on our E-Permit Center website.

The Community & Economic Development Department Building Safety Division is currently not able to meet the expected review time of 10 days. Please be patient as we do what we can to process building permits as quickly as possible. We are in the process of recruiting for a recently vacated Plans Examiner position as well as working to secure additional resources to assist with reviewing building permit plans. 

The status of your building permit can be found by logging into your E-Permit Center account. Click on the permit number and then click on processing status. If you have any questions, please contact the One Stop Customer Center at 720.523.6800 or email

The Community & Economic Development Department serves Adams County through an integrated and equitable approach to planning and community investment. We partner with neighborhoods, businesses, agencies, and others to bring about positive change for Adams County. Our direct responsibilities include economic development, community development, one-stop development services, land use and development review, building inspection, code enforcement, graffiti abatement, animal management, and the office of emergency management. For more information, please consult the department’s menu.

Using the E-Permit Center, you can apply for, review, pay for, and print out building permits at any time from any computer or mobile device. In addition, residents and developers can use the E-Permit Center to schedule conceptual review meetings to get early input on more complex projects such as subdivisions and rezoning requests.

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Adams County Economic Development


Jill Jennings Golich
4430 S. Adams County Pkwy.
1st Floor, Suite W2000
Brighton, CO 80601
Ph: 720.523.6800
Fx: 720.523.6998


Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m
(excluding holidays)

Eye on Adams

Eye on Adams is an online resource that allows users to track building permits, code violations, and dozens of other functions in unincorporated portions of Adams County. Search by address, neighborhood, zip code, or project with a few simple clicks in this interactive map and view a video overview of Eye on Adams: