Basalt Building Department
Inspection Line 927-4702
Jim Wilson, Building Official, jimw@basalt.net


Design Information
Local Design Guidelines
Local Code Amendments
Sustainable Building Regs

Permit Submittal Information
Permit Submittal Checklist

Fee Information
Building Permit Fees
Other Permit and Licensing Fees
Development Fees

Permit Application Forms
Building Permit Application
Plumbing Permit Application

Mechanical Permit Application
Electrical Permit Application (Please proceed with your application despite advisement on the State's website not to if you live in Eagle or Pitkin Counties.)
Sign Permit Application (Please review Article VII of Chapter 16 of the Basalt Municiple Code. If you have further questions, please contact James Lindt at jamesl@basalt.net or call 927-4701 x 230.)
Sustainable Building Regs Checklist
Residential Energy Code Handout
Residentail Energy Code Certificate

Permits Issued

March 2014
February 2014
January 2014
December 2013
November 2013
October 2013
September 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
April 2013

Contractor Licensing
Building contractors working within the Town of Basalt are required to be licensed.
2014 Contractor's License Application
Workman's Comp Waiver

B.E.S.T. Testing

B.E.S.T. testing for:

Commercial General Contractor
Residential General Contractor
Specialty licenses including:

  • Mechanical
  • Masonry
  • Concrete
  • Framing
  • Roofing

You may test for a B.E.S.T. card - new or renewal - at Basalt Town Hall, located at 101 Midland Ave. The cost is $25. Please call 970-927-4702 to schedule, at least one day prior to testing.

Additional Information
Fencing Guidelines
Excavation & Street Cut


New Lighting Ordinance that goes into effect on Sept. 20, 2012. Click here to read more!

Building Department adopts sustainable building regulations!
Click here to learn more!

2009 ENERGY STAR New Homes Homebuilder Rebate Request Form

The Governor's Energy Office (GEO) is pleased to provide a $300 per home rebate to all Colorado homebuilders who construct certified ENERGY STAR New Homes and meet the rebate eligibility requirements for 2009.


The 2006 I-codes were adopted by the town council on 8/14/07. They will become effective on 8/28/07. Permit applications submitted on, and after, that date will be reviewed and inspected under the 2006 I-codes. Code books are availabel at the Building Department or at the ICC Store at www.iccsafe.orgClick this link to see the adopting ordinance and amendments.

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