Building Permits & Inspections

The City of Black Hawk issues all-inclusive residential/commercial permits.  Complete plans are required from each discipline, combined into a single plan submittal.  Please click on the links below to access applications, forms and submittal requirements.

Applications and Forms
Building Permit Application
Fire Related Permit Application
Electrical License Contemporaneous Review Guidelines
Area of Expertise Seal.pdf
CO Handbook for CBO's.pdf

Submittal Requirements - Building Related
General Requirements
Accessibility Requirements
Architectural Requirements
Deferred/Amended Requirements
Electrical Requirements
Mechanical Requirements
Plumbing Requirements
Site Plan Requirements
Structural Requirements

Submittal Requirements - Fire Related
Suppression Systems Requirements
Fire Alarm Requirements
Kitchen Hood/Clean Agent/Carbon Dioxide Requirements

Inspection Requests

All inspection requests should be submitted by email.  Please click the following link for instructions on requesting inspections and the inspection process.
Scheduling Inspections.docx

Other Information 

Current Adopted Codes

The City of Black Hawk will adopted the 2017 NEC as of July 1,2017.  All permit applications submitted after July 1,2017 are reviewed and inspected to the requirements of the 2017 NEC. Any permit application submitted or permits issued before July 1,2017 will continue to be reviewed and inspected to the provisions of the 2014 NEC through the life of the permit.

Complete Supplement 20 for Code Books.pdf

For questions, please email CDPInquiry(at) or one of the contacts listed on this page.



Contact Information

Cynthia Linker
Community Planning and Development Administrator
(303) 582-0615

Janice Beecher
Permit Technician
(303) 582-2231

Sara Forbes
Executive Administrative Assistant
(303) 582-2223


Mailing Address:
PO Box 68, Black Hawk, CO 80422

Physical Address:
211 Church Street
Black Hawk, CO 80422

Phone: (303) 582-2223
Fax: (303) 582-2239