Permits & Licensing

Staff is available at the Government Center to assist customers on Tuesday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. 

How Do I Find the Status of My Permit Application? (.pdf)

Please call 720.523.6800 or email if you need help with the following:  

  • Assistance with the E-Permit Center or your E-Permit Center account
  • Questions regarding submittal items for applications or resubmittals
  • Submitting items for a new application or a resubmittal      

If you need assistance scheduling an appointment, please call 720.523.6823.

This division assists with permit needs, licensing, zoning questions, inspection scheduling, code compliance inquiries, stormwater utility payments, reports of graffiti and animal management information.

E-Permit Center



With Adams County's E-Permit Center, residents and businesses can handle building permit applications online from any computer or mobile device. This video gives you a step-by-step guide of how the E-Permit Center works.

General Permit Requirements

The fact sheets below include guidance regarding the most frequently asked questions related to permits and zoning.  For more detailed information, you may wish to review the Adams County Development Standards and Regulations.

Building Permit Guides

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Addition Adición
Basement Finish Sótano
Enclosing Existing Patio Cover Cerco de un patio
Detached Garage Garaje
Patio Covers and Carports Cubierta del Patio/Cochera
Re-Roof Azotea
Pole Barn Construction de galpon
Uncovered Decks and Porches Cubierta




Permits & Licensing
4430 S. Adams County Pkwy.
Brighton, CO 80601
Ph: 720.523.6800
Fx: 720.523.6998

Tuesday - Friday
7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.