The Building Department handles all matters regarding construction in the Town of Gypsum.
You will need to obtain building permits when planning or building a new home, adding any building to your existing home or even starting a home improvement project such as finishing a basement or adding a deck or patio. Please see below to determine the type of permit(s) that you will need.
Building Guides / Permits
International Residential Code 2015
Prospective Builders Instructions
Step 1: Residential Forms
Addition Guide - Spanish
Basement Finish Guide
Basement Finish Guide - Spanish
Garage Guide- Spanish
Patio Guide - Spanish
Enclosed Patio Guide
Enclosed Patio Guide - Spanish
Uncovered Decks Guide
Uncovered Decks Guide - Spanish
Roof Guide - Spanish
Step 3: Inspections
Please contact Stephanie (970)524-1731 to schedule your building inspection(s).
Inspections are performed Monday - Friday (AM or PM appointments).
Inspections must be scheduled by 4 PM (MST) on the day prior to an inspection request.
Be prepared for inspection(s):
- Permit sign must be posted, and the approved plans on the job site.
- Residential inspections require that all rough inspections and final inspections are required to be completed at the same inspection.
- Rough Inspections: framing, rough electrical, rough mechanical and rough plumbing
- Final Inspections: building, final electrical, final mechanical and final plumbing