The Town of Frisco currently uses the 2018 International Code Council codes. View our local amendments to this code.
What inspections are scheduled for today?
Effective May 20, 2021, the Building Inspection Service is happy to announce that we will no longer require COVID-19 Job Site Safety Plans. Should this change, we will re-post those forms on this webpage for your convenience. Thank you for working over this past year, during COVID, to ensure our Inspectors and your workers have remained safe. We hope you, your families, and your co-workers remain healthy but remember, IF YOU ARE SICK STAY HOME! If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to us. Thanks and stay well.
How can I request an inspection?
- Inspections can easily be scheduled online through CommunityCore. If not, please call 970-668-5276 and press 1.
Inspection requests need to be submitted by 4:30pm the business day before the inspection is needed. Please provide the permit number, address of the project, and contact information when requesting an inspection.
Who does electrical inspections?
All electrical inspections are performed by the Summit County Inspection Division. The telephone number for requesting electrical inspections is 970-668-3170.
How can I calculate how much my permit is going to cost?
Do I need a contractor’s license to pull a permit in Frisco, Colorado?
- No, the Town does not require a contractor’s license; however, all contractors conducting work in the Town of Frisco are required to have a current Town of Frisco Business License.
What projects require a building permit?
Building Permits are required for:
- New building construction
- Additions, alterations, and repairs to existing buildings (including re-roofing a structure, replacing window or door units, and re-siding a commercial or multi-family structure)
- Repairs, alterations, removal, or replacement of any electrical, fuel-gas, mechanical, or plumbing system
- Change in use or occupancy of existing buildings
- Moving existing buildings
- Demolition of buildings
What might cause my building permit to be held up?
Decks, Additions, New Residential, Commercial, etc. – When an application and plans are turned in and the plan review fees are paid, the Building Department will assign all Agencies, having jurisdiction and are required to approve various stages of the project, to your online permit application. It is the responsibility of the project owner or contractor of record to contact those agencies (obtaining online approval/“sign-off”). Approvals from these agencies may require the project owner to submit plans, obtain separate permits, and pay additional fees at each agency. For example, Summit Fire & EMS reviews for fire safety. Most Building permits require review and approval from Summit Fire & EMS. Please contact Summit Fire & EMS at 970-262-5100, option 2 to determine what is needed or get approval. Please reference “Outside Agencies” below for other agency contact information.
How do I submit a permit application?
All building permit applications are submitted online through CommunityCore. If you need a logon to CommunityCore, please email and you will receive a link to set-up your logon. Rapid Review Joint applications are accepted online through our CommunityCore system. Once the application is submitted in completion we will make every effort to the turn the permit around within 72 business hours.
Where can I learn more about CommunityCore and the application process?
Please see the Community Development Application Submittals page.
What kind of permit do I need?
Mechanical Permits are required for installation, replacement, repair, or alteration of mechanical systems. This includes fuel-gas piping, heating equipment and systems, cooling equipment and systems, ventilation systems, and gas-fired fireplace appliances.
Plumbing Permits are required for all plumbing work including waste drains and venting, water supply piping, and related fixture and appliance installation. Pursuant to Colorado Revised Statutes 12-58-114.5, the Town of Frisco has established procedures for conducting contemporaneous reviews of plumbing licenses.
Electrical Permits are required for the installation of new electrical service or relocation and changes in existing service, lighting, as well as new appliance and electrical equipment connections. All electrical permits for the Town of Frisco are issued by the Summit County Building Inspection Division.
The Building Department requires approval from other agencies as part of issuing permits and Certificates of Occupancy. These approvals may include:
When an application and plans are turned in and the plan review fees are paid, the Building Department will assign online all Agencies having jurisdiction and are required to approve various stages of the project. It is the responsibility of the project owner or contractor of record to contact those agencies (obtaining online approval/“sign-off”). Approvals from these agencies may require the project owner to submit plans, obtain separate permits, and pay additional fees at each agency.