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Inspections January 23rd


Commercial Plan Review Status Report January 4th

Residential Plan Review Status Report January 4th

104 Crestone Avenue
P.O. Box 699
Salida, CO  81201

719-539-2124 (Phone)
719-530-9208 (Fax)


Salida Office
Monday - Friday
(closed for lunch)

Buena Vista Office
Mondays and Wednesdays
 8:30am -10:30am
(closed for lunch and inspections)
Phone: 719.207.1333


Applications & Fees


Address Application
Driveway Permit Application updated August 2016
OWTS (Septic) Permit Application Rev. December 1, 2017
Residential Building Permit Application Revised August 2017
Commercial Building Permit Application Revised August 2017
Electrical Permit Application
Mechanical Permit Application
Plumbing Permit Application
Fire Department Review Application
Roofing Permit Application
Demolition Permit Application updated May 2016
Board of Review Application
Fire & Water Cistern Permit Application
Flood Plain Development Permit


Plan Change Form
Bedroom Disclosure Form
Chaffee County Land Use Form

Building Guides

Before Construction, General Info. Handout

A Building Guide for Accessory Structures/Sheds
A Building Guide for Single Family Residential Uncovered Decks and Porches
A Building Guide for Single Family Residential Basement Finish
A building Guide for Single Family Residential One Story Detached Garage 

Credit Card Procedures:
Chaffee County currently does not provide credit card capability via our website.  This department does not retain credit card information.  Once the transaction is approved and completed the credit card information is destroyed.  Therefore, DO NOT place any credit card information on your permit application.  Please follow the instructions below when submitting an application when payment is to be made with a credit card:
1)  Submittal of application may be either mail or fax.  Mailing address is P.O. Box 699, Salida, CO 81201.  Fax number is (719) 530-9208.
2)  Submit application together with credit card information on SEPARATE paper.  The paper with the credit card information will be destroyed.  A credit card receipt will be returned with your copy of the permit.
3) Information required: Card Type (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, or Discover) Name (As it appears on Card), Card Number, Expiration Date, Billing Address, Phone Number
Credit Card Form
*There will be a Transaction Fee assessed on all Credit Card payments.
Please call (719) 539-2124 with any questions.

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