Building Permits & Contractor Registration

Contractor Registration

All contractors working withing unincorporated Adams County must register prior to pulling a permit.

Our E-Permit Center has just released the new Contractor Licensing Module. The link to the application is below and all documents must be uploaded through your E-Permit Center Account. We no longer accept emailed applications.

Once you have logged in to your account, select the "New" dropdown and choose "Contractor License." Please allow 24-48 hours for confirmation of registration

Adams County Building Safety requires the following documents to be successfully registered:

  • Driver's License of Authorized Person(s)
  • General Liability Insurance - Requirements
  • Licensure from any Colorado municipality OR ICC Certification
  • Colorado State Contractor/Colorado Master License (Electrical and Plumbing Contractors ONLY)

Contractor Registration Form

NOTE: There is no fee to be licensed with Adams County Building Safety.

For help on how to start an account with the E-Permit Center, please click here

Building Permit Fees

Building permit fees are based on the valuation of the project. The valuation is the total cost of the materials and labor. Some projects are calculated using a cost/square foot equation.

If you need to request the cancellation of a building permit and refund of fees, please use the form below.