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Building &
INSPECTIONS

2255 W. Berry Ave.
Littleton, CO 80120
Ph: 303-795-3751
Fax: 303-795-3897
Permit Center Fax: 
303-795-3707
permits@littletongov.org

Permit Center Hours
Mon-Fri: 7:30am-4:30pm*

*Open Wednesdays at 8:45am after staff meeting; closed 12pm-1:30pm on first Friday of each month for department meeting. New hours effective beginning March 11.

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The Littleton Center reopened on May 18 with a phased approach that includes very limited public access. Most Building and Development staff continue to operate remotely and will maintain as many business operations as possible. Staff is not currently available to walk-ins. There will be no Rapid Residential Review until further notice. 

Department Staff may be reached by phone or email and virtual meetings may be pre-arranged via email with the individual staff member. General planning and zoning questions for the Planner on Call may be emailed to DRT@littletongov.org. General permit and building questions may be sent to 303-795-3829 or permits@littletongov.org. If a virtual appointment is not possible, please review these guidelines and call the appointment line at 720-306-1606.

View Temporary Building Inspection Policy Changes (4/3/20)

 

The eTRAKiT Portal/TRAKiT9 system upgrade is here!


***Policy Change***

The City of Littleton Building Division previously collected plan review fees at the time of permit issuance. Effective June 15, 2020, and thereafter, plan review fees will be due at the time of application for permit. Effective June 15, 2020, and thereafter, plan review fees must accompany applications in order for applications to be processed. Plan review fees collected at the time of application will be based on project valuation, which may be adjusted during the plan review process. Adjustments in valuation may result in the adjustment of the final plan review fees due. 

Policy document #20-003 may be viewed on the Building Divisions’ Policies page.


If your plan is for a new home or an addition to your home, such as a second story, a garage, deck, patio cover or similar project, your first step is to call Building and Inspections at 303-795-3751. Find out about setbacks, maximum allowable height of a structure and maximum lot coverage before you start on construction drawings. In the beginning, the only document you need to bring to the Permit Center is a site plan of your lot. Indicate to scale on the site plan where you plan to build.

If you live in a covenant-controlled community, you may need a letter of approval from your architectural control committee. We try to comply with all homeowner associations and the permitting process may be delayed without their prior approval.

Make an appointment with Building staff even before you start on construction drawings. This visit will help you understand building code requirements and the process of submitting construction documents for a building permit. If you decide to use an architect, the architect should also attend this meeting.

Permit Application

Most Permit Applications will move to an online submittal process beginning on June 22. Permit applications marked with the blue letter E (a-e-logo-png-4) will only be accepted through the new online Building Permit and Development Review System, eTRAKiT. Incomplete applications will not be processed. Those permit applications not available through eTRAKiT are available from the Permit Center in the lobby of the Littleton Center or by PDF downloadFees are based on the valuation of the project as assessed by the building official. Call 303-795-3751 for more information.

Please note: Some Permit Applications will be moving to an electronic process via eTRAKiT beginning June 22 and those paper applications will no longer be available nor accepted after June 19.

Note, if you have a new business, a Business & Sales/Use Tax License is required prior to building permit issuance. For questions about the application, contact the Revenue and Sales Tax Technician at 303-795-3768.

Construction and Inspections

Building Inspections  The required inspections for your project are sequentially marked on the inspection card that will be given to you when your permit is issued. Inspections are requested when different phases of construction are completed.

Please note: Building Inspections may be requested through the new eTRAKiT portal beginning at 10 a.m. Monday, June 22 and the Inspection Request Line will no longer be available as of 3 p.m. Friday, June 19. 

Where do I get help?

Call the Littleton Permit Center at 303-795-3751. After your question or problem is identified, you will be directed to the appropriate staff person. You may also send a detailed question to permits@littletongov.org.

Please use the correct fax numbers:

Permit Center only — 303-795-3707
eFax only — 1-720-384-0601 (must dial "1" before number)

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