Do I need any permits from any other agencies?

Usually. For normal residential and commercial projects, Cortez permits and inspects for all phases of the project except for electrical. A state electrical permit is required through the Colorado Department of Regulatory Compliance. For more information on electrical permits, please visit their webpage at:

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1. How much are permit fees?
2. When do I need a building permit?
3. Guidance on Contemporaneous Review of Electrical and Plumbing Licenses
4. What permits are required to build a new house?
5. Is there any work that is exempt from building permit requirements?
6. Do I need any permits from any other agencies?
7. Manufactured Home Installation
8. What buidling codes does the city use?
9. Do I have to hire a contractor to, or can I do the work myself?
10. Does the city require demolition permits?
11. Will I have to hire an architect or engineer to draw plans for my project?