Forms and Permits

Please note the following information on building permits and Certificates of Appropriateness while City Hall is closed to the public.

Building Permits

Please submit any building permit applications electronically to Zeke at

All building permits that expire in the next 30 days (on or before April 15, 2020) will automatically be extended by 30 days unless life safety issues are at stake.

To remit payment for building permits, contact Susan at

To apply for a Contractor License, contact Reba at

Historic District - Certificates of Appropriateness

Please contact Lindsey at to discuss your projects in the Historic District.

Administrative Certificates of Appropriateness will continue to be processed as usual.

Certificates of Appropriateness requiring Historic Preservation Commission approval will be suspended until further notice, as HPC will not meet until after City Hall is reopened to the public.


For any new construction, remodel, etc. a building permit is required. The permit application may be found here and the building permit guide may be found here

All contractors must obtain a contractor's license with the City which must be completed and filed with the City Clerk. 

If you are completing work on a historic property, a certificate of appropriateness must be obtained by completing a Historic Preservation Application

Building resources and guidelines may be found in the following:

List of 2019 Central City Contractors

Additional permits may be required depending on the work:

To schedule an inspection, please review the instructions and call 720.371.0719