Building Permits and Inspections


Building Department

The Town of Lochbuie Building Department assists homeowners, builders and developers in the completion and filing of required documentation during the processing, issuance, and finalization of building permits. The Town contracts with SAFEbuilt for building department services.


Adopted Building Codes

The Town of Lochbuie has adopted the 2018 ICC Building Codes and the 2020 NEC NFPA 70. Please visit Chapter 18 - Building Regulations of the Municipal Code for amendments.


Apply for a Permit 

The Town accepts online Building Permit Applications through the CommunityConnect Portal.  

How to Gain Access to the Online Portal:

  • Lochbuie Property Owners / Community Members: Begin the self-registration process here. 
    • Upon submitting a registration request, you will receive an email to complete the setup process and update your profile.
  • Contractors: Send a request for access to building [at] Please note that contractors must have a current license with the Town. 
    • If you already have a CommunityConnect Portal login from another municipality, you will still need to be given access to the Lochbuie Jurisdiction. 
    • Need to become licensed? Click here

For assistance with the online portal, please visit the Help Center for Contractors & Community Members.


Helpful Tips

When completing an application:

  • Please include a valid email address that Town staff and SAFEbuilt may send correspondence to, and provide a detailed description of the project.
  • The required valuation field should consist of the total value of the work being done, including cost of labor and materials.

When preparing for your inspection:

  • Inspections are scheduled and performed by SAFEbuilt - please call 303-774-0454 or email firestone-building [at] to request an inspection. An estimated time of arrival may be requested in your message. Inspections may also be scheduled through the online portal. 
  • If the inspection request is received by 4:00 pm, the inspection will be scheduled for the following business day.
  • Please ensure someone is present at the property and have stamped approved plans available for your inspection.
  • A ladder must be provided and set up for roof inspections.

Payment of fees:

  • Accepted forms of payment include credit card, EFT, check, cash and money order.
  • Please note that credit cards may only be used for fees less than $600.00.
  • Payment can be made by calling 303-990-5778 or dropped off / mailed to:

Town of Lochbuie

703 WCR 37

Lochbuie, CO 80603