Building Information

Single-Family Dwellings


Prior to accepting any new single-family dwelling building permit applications, you must schedule a preapplication conference with the Building Official (Tamara Knutson). Call 970-626-9775 to setup an appointment.

Building Codes


Ouray County had adopted the 2006 International Residential Code and the 2009 International Energy Code.

Inspection Requests


Hours for the Ouray County Building Inspector are Monday through Thursday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. All inspection requests must be made at least 24 hours in advance of the requested inspection date / time. To schedule an inspection please call 970-626-9775,  ext. 14.

Specific building-related questions should be made directly to the building inspector. Nontechnical questions (zoning, setbacks, fees, etc.) should be referred to the Planning Department, available at the same number.

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