Building Department

The Building Department is a division within the Planning Department.

The Building Division performs all building plan reviews and inspections necessary to guarantee compliance with approved plans, current and adopted building codes, and applicable Town Ordinances. 

Electrical and plumbing inspections in the Town of Telluride are administered by the Town of Mountain Village Building Department. 

The Building Official and staff review:

  •  All construction plans 
  •  Water conservation regulations 
  •  Construction mitigation requirements

Building permit submittals are now online with SmartGov

SmartGov will allow users to: 

  • Submit building applications online
  • Create your user account with SmartGov
  • Apply for and submit plans 
  • Correspondence with staff
  • Request inspections
  • View building department public records
  • Paper building permits and applications will no longer be accepted

If you need assistance with the new online submittal portal, please contact Tammy Brand at (970)728-2175.

Electrical and Plumbing inspections are administered for the Town of Telluride by the Town of Mountain Village Building Department.

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