Residential Submittal Requirements
Single-Family Unit Home Application ChecklistThis checklist outlines a structured pathway for obtaining a building permit within the jurisdiction of the City of Greenwood Village. Adherence to each step is crucial to ensure a smooth permitting process.
Research Local Regulations:
Acquaint yourself with the local zoning regulations, building codes, HOAs, and other relevant ordinances within the Greenwood Village vicinity.
Preliminary Site Plan:
Create an initial site plan showcasing the layout of the proposed structure and its environmental context.
Completed Application Form:
Fill out the online building permit application form on the City of Greenwood Village Community Development Department Online Access Portal. Upon acceptance, a permit technician will send a correspondence containing a unique link for you to upload your blueprints and schedule a plan review session.
Proof of Ownership:
Provide a copy of the property deed or other documents confirming ownership.
Detailed Site Plan:
Submit a comprehensive site plan detailing the proposed structure's layout, dimensions, setbacks, and utility locations.
Submit detailed architectural drafts a Colorado Licensed Architect prepared, including floor plans, elevations, cross-sections, and code compliance details.
Structural Engineering Plans:
Provide engineering drafts illustrating the structural elements prepared by a licensed engineer.
Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing (MEP) Plans:
Submit drafts detailing the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing system schematics and specifications.
Energy Compliance Documentation:
Compliance with local energy conservation codes, e.g., REScheck or COMcheck documentation.
- Provide a Manual J report showcasing residential load computation.
- Submit a Manual D report detailing residential duct systems.
- Provide a Manual S report for heating and cooling equipment selection.
Submit a geotechnical soil report explaining soil conditions and foundation recommendations prepared by a licensed engineer.
Landscape Plan (if required):
Submit a detailed landscape and irrigation system plan.
Waste Management Plan:
Provide a plan outlining construction debris disposal methodologies.
Arrange a meeting with the Community Development Engineer before commencing construction activities. Contact (303) 486-5783 to schedule an appointment.
Application and Permit fees are due upon issuance of the permit.
Additional Approvals and Documentation:
Obtain approval from the Homeowner's Association if the property is within an HOA-governed area.
Secure necessary environmental approvals, including stormwater management permits.
Sewer and Water Connection Permits:
Obtain permits for connecting to the municipal sewer and water infrastructure.
South Metro Fire & Rescue Permit Application:
Forward a permit application to South Metro Fire & Rescue.
Demolition and Mitigation:
Demolition and mitigation activities may commence upon issuance of the complete permit. Stand-alone demolition permits are typically not issued.
Arrange for various inspections throughout the construction phase to ensure compliance with approved plans and relevant codes.
Provide additional documentation for review, e.g., improvement location certificates, foundation height, and roof ridge height surveys, and engineer letters.
Schedule a final inspection to obtain a certificate of occupancy upon completion of construction.
Engage with architects, engineers, and builders for professional guidance throughout your project.
Stay updated on local ordinances and regulations to ensure project compliance.
This checklist serves as a general guideline. Verifying all information with the City of Greenwood Village Building Division and Planning Division is advisable to meet all project-specific requirements.