Building Information

NOTICE: The Board of County Commissioners has recently enacted a moratorium on the issuance of building permits for residential structures on mining claims and mill sites in the high alpine region (9,500'+).  Click HERE to review a copy of the moratorium. 

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.

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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