- Departments A through H
- Community Development
- Building Document and Resource Library
Building Department Document and Resource Library
This page is intended to provide the applicant with links to many of the documents that are required to upload to a Building Permit Application in Salesforce. Additional building department resources and contact information for other review departments can be found toward the bottom of the page.
Building Permit Applications
One of the following application packets must be uploaded with every building permit application submission in https://www.cityofaspen.com/1211/Salesforce-Applicant-Portal-Support Salesforce.
- /DocumentCenter/View/5704 Permit Application Signatures Packet PDF
- /DocumentCenter/View/5703 EPIC Permit Application Signatures Packet PDF
Supplemental Required Documents
In addition to one of the permit application packets above, the following documents may be required to be uploaded with your building permit application submission in https://www.cityofaspen.com/1211/Salesforce-Applicant-Portal-Support Salesforce. If you are unsure which documents are needed, https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdtbcflqhQS_Roz9yDA9prA3KeVfCRxfEy0nezymyez1lt5ZA/viewform take this quiz to estimate your submittal requirements. You can also contact mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org Building Support to help estimate your document requirements.
Zoning & Construction
- Complete Model Zoning Submittal
- Example of Demolition Calculations
- Example of Zoning Summary
- Example of Survey
- Example of Subgrade Wall Calculations
- Example of Site Plan
- Example of Site Coverage
- Example of Height Measurement
- Example of Exterior Lights Specifications
- Example of Floor Area Calculations
Building Department Resources
The following resources are intended to assist applicants in preparing complete and compliant building permit application submissions.
- Building Department Policy Manual
- CEC Database for Compliant Spas
- Compliant City of Aspen Survey Checklist PDF
- Electronic File Preparation Standards for City of Aspen PDF
- IBC Submittal Guide PDF
- IRC Submittal Guide PDF
- Minimum Plan Submission PDF
- Multi-Family Alteration Cheat Sheet PDF
- PV System Installation Guidelines PDF
- Pools & Spas Checklist PDF
- Residential Ventilation Calculator EXCEL
- Solar Contractors Guidelines PDF
- Special Inspection Agreement Program Overview PDF
- Tenant Finish Cheat Sheet PDF
Current Building Codes
- https://www.cityofaspen.com/197/Building-Energy-Codes Aspen Building and Energy Codes.
- 2015 International Building Code.
- https://codes.iccsafe.org/content/IRC2015 2015 International Residential Code.
- https://library.municode.com/co/aspen/codes/municipal_code?nodeId=TIT8BUBURE Title 8 of the Municipal Code
Fee Schedules & Fee Estimator Tools
The fee estimator tools below are intended to aid building permit applicants in estimating the costs associated with obtaining a building permit. Accurate estimation of fees must take into account many factors specific to individual projects and can change as projects are modified during construction. Fees calculated using the tools online are rough estimates and are not to be considered final.
Links to Other Departments
Depending upon the scope of work, any of the following departments may be triggered alongside the Building Department as review agencies for a building permit application.
- https://www.cityofaspen.com/906/Construction-Mitigation Engineering CMP
- Engineering Development
- https://www.cityofaspen.com/293/Environmental-Health-Sustainability Environmental Health & Sustainability
- https://www.cityofaspen.com/400/GIS-Mapping GIS/Mapping
- https://www.cityofaspen.com/482/Natural-Resources-Forestry Parks
- https://www.cityofaspen.com/1077/Planning-and-Zoning Planning and Zoning
- https://aspensan.com/ Sanitation
- Utilities and Landscape Ordinance