Building Department

NEW!  Meritage Systems Online Permitting 

The Town of Gypsum Building Department is pleased to offer online Meritage Systems ContractorConnect Online Permitting. You can now submit your building permit application right from your office, home or mobile device.

Convenience at your fingertips:
One-time Registration
Guided Application Process
Upload Plans and Documents  
Review Application Status
Online Fee Payments - Coming Soon! 
Request Project Inspection 
Access Permit History

To get started CLICK HERE for step by step instructions.


  • If you have submitted permit applications previously at the Gypsum Building Department office, please ensure you set up the online system with the e-mail already on file.  Utilization of a different e-mail may cause data access delays.  
  • When uploading plans, please combine and submit only one document. 


Questions? Contact the Building Department 970.524.7688 M-F, 8 AM to 5 PM.

Building Guides / Permits 

International Residential Code 2015
Prospective Builders Instructions

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.

Step 3: Inspections

Please call (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.

Inspection Checklist CLICK HERE
Being prepared saves time and allows for a smooth inspection process.