Contact InformationWalsenburg Land Use Office
525 S. Albert Avenue
Walsenburg, CO 81089
Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bob Martin - Building and Planning Official
The City of Walsenburg has adopted comprehensive land use and building regulations including:
- Building Standards
- Property Maintenance
Required Building Permits
Anyone who intends to construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, demolish or change the occupancy of a building or structure shall first make application to the building official and obtain the required permit.
All Commercial Construction must have a building permit and all work must be performed by a licensed and insured contractor.
All Residential Construction must have a building permit. If the home owner is personally doing their own work the attached property owner/builder liability form must be included with the permit application.
All building foundations larger than 250 square feet are required to be engineered and wet stamped by a colorado registered professional engineer or architect.
Building Permits and changes in land use can be obtained by filing the proper application and paying the appropriate fees to the City.
All Electrical, Plumbing, and Gas permits must be purchased through the State of Colorado at DORA - Electrical &, Plumbing Permits
THE CITY OF WALSENBURG IS CURRENTLY USING THE 2015 INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODES (see Ordinance No. 1092)
- Building Codes
National Electric Code
All contractor licenses are issued by the Huerfano County Regional Building Authority board.
- Applications and Forms
- City Ordinances
The City Of Walsenburg is currently using the 2015 International Building Codes
WALSENBURG ANNEXATION ORDINANCE (Chapter 15 provides guidance but has not yet been legally adopted)
WALSENBURG ZONING ORDINANCE (Chapter 16 provides guidance but has not yet been legally adopted)
Please contact the City Clerk's Office for the latest copy of current ordinances.
- Other Regulations and Requirements