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Permits and Submittal Information

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Building Permits

UPDATE March 27, 2020
Town Hall is still closed to the public.  We are accepting Technical Permit applications (Electrical, Plumbing, Mechanical) as well as Building Permit applications.  Please read the following instructions carefully: For Technical Permits: email your application to  You will be contacted for credit card payment and the permit will be issued electronically.  For Building Permits: Complete submittals will be accepted via a physical dropbox located in the vestibule at the front entrance of Town Hall.  The entire process is described in our Jobsite COVID-19 Policy document.  Any questions or concerns can be answered by calling 970-453-3180 during normal business hours (M-F, 8am-5pm).  Staff is working remotely and is available during this time to answer your calls and emails.

Inspections will be resuming the week of March 30, 2020, with specific guidelines.  Please carefully review our Jobsite COVID-19 Policy for detailed instructions on how you can get an inspection. 

We greatly appreciate your cooperation and teamwork during this time.  Please don't hesitate to call us at 970-453-3180 or email with any inquiries or concerns.

Permits are required for all new construction, alterations, and remodels. Building Permits are a means to achieving a healthy, safe, energy efficient, and a durable built environment. Examples of projects that require permits are listed in this document. However, since every project has unique parameters, please contact us if you have questions. The Town of Breckenridge and the staff of the Building Inspection Division look forward to partnering with you on your project.

The Town of Breckenridge Building Department only issues permits for work done within the Town of Breckenridge Town Limits.  Before starting the application process, please verify the address of your work is within the Town Limits.  The Summit County website has a search tool with information and jurisdictions for all properties.  Please click here to search you project's address, and make sure the jurisdiction listed is Breckenridge.