Building Permits & Inspections

Maintaining high-quality business relationships with designers, builders, owners, and tenantsPermit while meeting Village building construction safety expectations is an important aspect of the Building Permits and Inspections Program.

Online Building Permit Submittal

Step 1: Complete our Building Permit Application (New)

Step 2: Attach all supporting documents - refer to the below links to view permit review requirements for your project's scope of work. 

Permit Review Requirements - Commercial Projects
Permit Review Requirements - Residential Projects
Permit Review Requirements - Electrical Projects
Permit Review Requirements - Planning/Other Projects
Permit Review Requirements - Over the Counter

Important notes regarding supporting documents:

  • Plans must be bound into one, singular file
  • All files must be in PDF format and unlocked
  • File sharing services such as Google Drive are acceptable
  • Permit fees will be invoiced once the permit is approved and ready to be issued

​Permit Application Review Timelines

  • Standard Plan Review: 10 Business Days
  • Over the Counter: 24 Business Hours
  • Extended Reviews:
    • Residential Single Family Homes and Additions - 15 Business Days
    • Elevator New Installations and Modifications - 30 Business Days
    • Commercial Core & Shell - TBD (Depends on complexity)
    • Mid/High-Rise Buildings - TBD (Depends on complexity)

Online Building Permit Status 

Greenwood Village Online Services provides access to search for building permits and licenses both current and/or the history of a specific building permit or address. 

If you require records for a specific building permit, please complete and submit the Records Request Form.


Inspections can be requested online by clicking Inspection Request. Please refer to your inspection card and use the exact wording of the inspection you are requesting.

Please make your inspection request prior to 4:00 PM for next business day inspection.

You may request an AM or PM inspection; however, there is no guarantee. 
Check your inspection window the morning of by clicking Inspection Schedule.

Ask the Building Department

If you cannot find an answer to a specific question, submit your question through the
 Ask the Building Department web form. Someone from the Community Development department will then research your question and get an answer back to you within one business day.