Community Development Offices will be closed Friday, January 28, 2022 The Larimer County Community Development Department (Building, Planning, Code Compliance, Community Information Resource Technicians) will be closed to customers on January 28, 2022 to enable staff to improve our systems and handouts to better serve customers. Building inspections will take place as usual, and the Online Customer Portal will still be available. Permitting, staff on call, and other community development services will not be available. Thank you for your understanding about any short-term inconvenience this may cause, and we will respond to your requests as soon as possible after the 28th.
2021 Building Codes Take Effect March 1, 2022

Click here for more information on Larimer County's upcoming codes.

GFCI Outlet Protection for Outdoor HVAC Installations

There has been confusion about new requirements in the 2020 National Electrical Code (NFPA 70) Article 210.8 (F) potentially causing nuisance tripping for some outdoor HVAC equipment using Variable Frequency Drives. Both the National Fire Protection Association and the Colorado Electrical Board have addressed this issue, in somewhat conflicting ways. To clear up the confusion and align as much as possible with other Colorado jurisdictions, Larimer County will adhere to the temporary variance issued by the state electrical board. Please click here for more information:


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200 W. Oak Street, Suite 3100
PO Box 1190
Fort Collins, CO 80522-1190
Phone: (970) 498-7700
Inspection Request Line: (970) 498-7697
Hours: 8am - 4pm (Monday, Wednesday - Friday); 9am - 4pm (Tuesday)

Estes Park office
1601 Brodie Ave.
Estes Park, CO 80517
Phone: (970) 577-2100

Estes Park Hours: 8am - 11am (Mon, Wed - Friday); Closed Tuesday

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