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IMPORTANT!
The Elbert County Board of County Commissioners have adopted the 2018 IBC, IRC, IECC, IEBC, IMC, IFGC, IPC, IPMC, IFC, and amendments thereto.

Elbert County Building Criteria Tables: Click Here

Elbert County Fee Schedule

WORK EXEMPT FROM PERMITS:
One-story detached accessory structures, provided that the floor area does not exceed 200 square feet
Fences not over 7 feet
Retaining walls not ofver 4 in height measured from the bottom of the footing to the top of the wall, unless supporting a surcharge.
Painting, papering, tiling, carpeting, cabinets, counter tops and similar finish work.
Decks not exceeding 200 square feet, that are not more than 30 inches above grade at any point, are not attached to a dwelling and do not serve the exit door required by Section  R311.4


Additional changes coming in 2019:

Building permit submittal and issuance hours will be 9:00am through 1:00pm, Monday through Thursday.

Plan review fees will be due at the time of submittal

Please see the following Building Department Policies;

New: Group U engineering requirements

17-01 Exhaust Fans
17-02 Re roof
18-01 Water and Gas Lines
18-02 Expired Permits
18-03 Permit Extensions
18-04 Shower Pan
18-05 Permit Application Submittal Hours
18-06 Permit Issuance Hours
18-07 Shipping Containers
18-08 Structures 90% Open to Weather
18-09 Plan Review Fees


Chief Building Official
: Chris Kelley
Chris.kelley@elbertcounty-co.gov
303-621-3172
Building Inspector: Kyle Gustafson
Kyle.gustafson@elbertcounty-co.gov
303-621-3178

Administrator: Faith Mehrer
Faith.mehrer@elbertcounty-co.gov
303-621-3135

Administrative Assistant: Jenny White
Jenny.white@elbertcounty-co.gov
303-621-3174

CONTRACTOR LICENSING REQUIREMENTS: Elbert County currently does not require contractor licensing.

Click here to see Elbert County's RE-ROOF REQUIREMENTS


All Inspection Requests must be entered online.

Cancellations should be emailed to: jenny.white@elbertcounty-co.gov


Inspection Schedule Structure

mid-roof inspections are now required.click here for re-roof guidelines

Make sure to check our Holiday Schedule to prepare for days inspections will not occur. 

residential Building permit fee calculator: click here
Commercial building permit fee calculator: click here

BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATIONS:

The Building Permits have been revised. Please make sure to review your application for new requirements.
Permits for structures that require plan review;


Permits for projects that are issued Over the Counter;
(Eligible projects are listed at the top of the permit application) You may email your over the counter permit applications to: Jenny.white@elbertcounty-co.gov