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Building Permit Fees

Due to COVID-19, the Community Planning & Permitting Department is providing most services virtually. Our physical office in Boulder is currently closed, but staff is available for virtual appointments. Schedule an appointment.

Building Permit Fees and Estimator Calculator Tool

Building Permit Fees

View Boulder County Building Permit Fees, updated January 1, 2020.

Building Permit Fees Estimator Calculator Tool

Use the Building Permit Fees Estimator Calculator tool below to get an estimate for what the Building Permit Fees would be on your project. Answer the questions in the tool and enter your estimated cost of the labor and materials for the project to get an estimate of the Building Permit Fees. You’ll be given the option of downloading a PDF of the estimated fees when you finish entering your information.

NOTE: This Online Boulder County Building Permit Fee Estimator only provides an ESTIMATE of the Building Permit Fees that may apply to your project. The actual final Boulder County Building Permit Fee will be calculated by the Boulder County Building Safety & Inspection Services staff at the time of permit application approval. For more information, email

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