Building Permits

The City of Dacono contracts with SAFEbuilt Colorado for building department services. Building permit applications, plan submittals, and payments are through Dacono City Hall. Certain plan submittals are made directly to Mountain View Fire Protection District and St. Vrain Sanitation District. Contact the Department of Community Development.

Work Requiring A Building Permit


  • Building a deck
  • Adding a fireplace
  • Most demolition
  • Finishing or remodeling a basement
  • Adding or altering the electrical system
  • Building a fence
  • Installing a pool or hot tub
  • Remodeling a kitchen or bathroom
  • Adding Rooms
  • Replacing an electric stove with a gas model
  • Replacing or installing an air conditioning or heating unit or water heater
  • Adding a sunroom or 3-seasons room
Most contractors will pull the necessary permits as part of the contracting job. Spell it out in your contract. 

Typically, you do not usually need a building permit for the following residential projects:
  • Painting exterior or interior walls
  • Replacing a door with the same size / type unit and within the same framed opening
  • Installing new flooring
  • Replacing a faucet
If you are still uncertain as to your need for obtaining a building permit, call the Department of Community Development