Building & Permits Department

**The City of Glendale has adopted new building codes, effective March 1, 2021.  There are also Changes to the Permit and Inspection fees.**


ADA Compliance Information

Information on ADA Code Compliance.

Building Codes

Building and Construction Codes, Section 15.04.

Permit Application, Fees, and Inspections

All Building Permits, Associated Fees, and Inspection Information

Contractor Licensing

License Application for all Contractors


New Building Codes effective March 1, 2021

  1. International Building Code, 2018 Edition, 4th printing, as published by the International Code Council. Abbreviated hereinafter as “IBC.”
  2. International Fire Code, 2018 Edition, 4th printing, including Appendix Chapter C,  as published by the International Code Council,   as published by the International Code Council. Abbreviated hereinafter as “IFC.”
  3. International Energy Conservation Code, 2018 Edition, as published by the International Code Council. Abbreviated hereinafter as “IECC.”
  4. International Existing Building Code, 2018 Edition, as published by the International Code Council.   Abbreviated hereinafter as “IEBC.”
  5. International Fuel Gas Code, 2018 Edition, as published by the International Code Council.  Abbreviated hereinafter as “IFGC.”
  6. International Plumbing Code, 2018 Edition, as published by the International Code Council.  Abbreviated hereinafter as “IPC.”
  7. International Mechanical Code, as published by the International Code Council, 2018 Edition. Abbreviated hereinafter as “IMC.”
  8. International Residential Code, 2018 Edition, as published by the International Code Council.  Abbreviated hereinafter as “IRC.”
  9. International Swimming Pool and Spa Code, 2018 Edition, as published by the International Code Council.  Abbreviated hereinafter as “ISPSC.”
  10. International Property Maintenance Code, 2018 Edition, as published by the International Code Council.  Abbreviated hereinafter as “IPMC.”
  11. National Fire Protection Association 70 Standard, National Electric Code, 2020 Edition. Abbreviated hereinafter as “NEC.”
  12. National Fire Protection Association 13 Standard, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, 2019 Edition.  Abbreviated hereinafter as “NFPA 13.”
  13. National Fire Protection Association 13R Standard, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in Low-Rise Residential Occupancies, 2019 Edition.  Abbreviated hereinafter as “NFPA 13R.”
  14. National Fire Protection Association 14 Standard, Standard for the Installation of Standpipe and Hose Systems, 2019 Edition.  Abbreviated hereinafter as “NFPA 14.”
  15. National Fire Protection Association 20 Standard, Standard for the Installation Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection, 2019 Edition.  Abbreviated hereinafter as “NFPA 20.”
  16. National Fire Protection Association 25 Standard, Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water Based Fire Protection Systems, 2020 Edition.  Abbreviated hereinafter as “NFPA 25.”
  17. National Fire Protection Association 72 Standard, National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code, 2019 Edition.   Abbreviated hereinafter as “NFPA 72.”
  18. Colorado Department of Labor and Employment Division of Oil and Public Safety Conveyance Regulations, 7 Colorado Code of Regulations 1101-8, including subsequent changes as it may be amended by the Division from time to time.  Hereinafter referred to as the “Colorado Conveyance Regulations.”  The following secondary codes are adopted by reference as utilized and amended by the Colorado Conveyance Regulations:
    1. American Society of Mechanical Engineers A17.1 Standard, 2013 Edition.
    2. American Society of Mechanical Engineers A18.1 Standard, 2011 Edition.
    3. American Society of Mechanical Engineers A17.3 Standard, 2005 Edition.
    4. American Society of Civil Engineers 21 Standard, 2013 Edition.
  1. Madeline Gauthier

    Building Department Administrator
    Phone: 303-639-4600

  2. Manuel Centeno

    Community Development Technician
    Phone: 303-639-4500