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EZ BP Program for Residential Building Permits

EZ BP (Easy Building Permit) Program for Residential Building Permits

In an effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the Boulder County Community Planning & Permitting Department physical office is CURRENTLY CLOSED to the public. Most staff members will continue to work from home until further notice. View the Notice of Emergency Actions, March 23, 2020

Online applications for both Planning Reviews and Building Permits are now available at:

Applications will be reviewed remotely, and we are convening Pre-application Conferences via telephone or video. We look forward to providing these online services and further developing systems that will serve applicants now and beyond this event.

Please email the appropriate area in our department with questions or for more information:

Building Code & Building Plan Review
Building Permits & Contractor License Applications
Building Inspections
Code Compliance / Zoning Enforcement
Front Desk
Floodplain Permits
Liquor Licensing
Marijuana Licensing
Planning / Zoning
Special Events
Transportation Development Review
Transportation Multimodal Planning

General inquires may be submitted via the Ask A Planner form, or call 303-441-3930 to leave a message for staff.

When the office does reopen, measures will be implemented to protect visitors and staff. Some of those measures may include limiting public access to the building, adjusting hours, and continuing to provide many services remotely.

We thank you for your adaptability in this time.

EZ BP (Easy Building Permits)

EZ BP’s (easy building permits) are residential building permits that can be applied for that do not require plans for submittal. Online applications for EZ BP Building Permits are now available at

Apply for an EZ BP

EZ BP Qualifying Permits

View or download the EZ BP application form
For more information, please contact a permit specialist at 303-441-3926, or email

Contact Us

Building Safety & Inspection Services

Email: Ask a Building Official
Main: 303-441-3926

Courthouse Annex Building

2045 13th Street
Boulder, CO 80302
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Mailing Address

Building Safety & Inspection Services
PO Box 471
Boulder, CO 80306