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The City of Delta Building Department has adopted and references the following codes:

  • 2018 International Building Code
  • 2018 International Existing Building Code
  • 2018 International Residential Code
  • 2018 International Fire Code
  • 2018 International Mechanical Code
  • 2018 International Plumbing Code
  • 2018 International Fuel Gas Code
  • 2012 International Energy Conservation Code
  • 2023 National Electric Code 

Our Building Department provides information and permits for commercial and residential construction, electrical work, demolition (state permit also needed), house moving, wood stove installation, re-roofing, additions, and excavation.

For Building Department information, contact City Building Department at (970) 874-7909 or email comdev [at] The building department requests at least a day to process simple permits such as electrical, re-roofs and mechanical; other permits such as single family homes, solar, commercial and signs take longer.

The City of Delta does not process plumbing permits or inspections.  Please contact the state for plumbing permits.

Utility Locates

Call 811 for utility locates.  For more information visit

State Demolition Permits

State Demolition Permit & Information Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment - State Demolition Permit