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News & Updates

It's a new year! Friendly reminder the Town of Wellington requires all Contractors & Subcontractors to hold a current Town of Wellington Contractor License to access Community Core prior to permitting.

 If you need to apply or renew your license for 2024 select the link below. 

→Click here for Contractor Application←

Community Outreach Free Event 

The Town and SAFEbuilt are hosting an event on Saturday, February 24th, from 9-11 a.m., at the Leeper Center (3800 Wilson Ave.) For homeowners to learn about the building code process associated with finishing a basement. 

This event will cover the permit application process, the required inspections that will be conducted, and how to minimize the potential of a costly mistake during your home project.

Climatic and Geographic Design Criteria

Local Design Criteria 

The Town of Wellington has adopted the 2018 International Residential Code with local amendments. All items below are reflected and noted in the adoption. 

Updated Table R301.2 (1)  Opens in new window

Click table above for Printable PDF File 

Helpful Documents

Commercial Guidelines & Forms


New Residential Application Checklist Click Here for Document
Certificate of Occupancy ChecklistClick Here for Document 


New Commercial Plan Submittal ProcedureClick Here for Document
Commercial Tenant Finish & Remodel Plan Submittal Procedure Click Here for Document

Special Design Requirements

Standard Design Criteria & Standard Construction Requirements Click Here for the Document 
Commercial Restaurants & Kitchen Checklist  Click Here for Document

Additional Forms

Water Service Pressure Certificate Form Click Here for Document
Setback Certificate Form Click Here for Document

Residential Building Permit Resources and Information

Prior to applying for your Building Permit, please review the SAFEbuilt Building Guide Packets and Town of Wellington Project Checklist to check for minimum requirements and information that may be required for your project.

  1. Permits With Plan Review
  2. One Stop Permits
  3. Zoning Permits

Permits - With Plan Review ( If Applicable) 

Residential Addition

SAFEbuilt Building Guide Residential Addition 2018 Click Here for Document
Wellington Project Checklist Residential Addition/ Remodel Click Here for Document 

Residential Alteration  

SAFEbuilt PV System 2019 Click Here for Document
Wellington Project Checklist PV System Click Here for Document 

Accessory Structure

SAFEbuilt Building Guide Accessory Structure 2018Click Here for Document

Basement Finish 

SAFEbuilt Building Guide Basement Finish 2018 Click Here for Document 
Wellington Project Checklist Basement Finish Click Here for Document 


SAFEbuilt Building Guide Uncovered Decks & Porches 2018 Click Here for Document 
Wellington Project Checklist Uncovered Deck & Porches Click Here for Document 

Pergola, Patio Cover

SAFEbuilt Building Guide Patio Covers & Carports 2018 Click Here for Document
Wellington Project Checklist  Pergolas , GazebosClick Here for Document 

Pole Barns

SAFEbuilt Building Guide Pole Barn 2018 Click Here for Document
Wellington Project Checklist Pole Barn Click Here for Document 


Wellington Project Checklist ShedsClick Here for Document

Gas Line / Generator /Fire Pit / Fireplace

SAFEbuilt Gas Line Click Here for Document 
Gas Line / One Line Example drawing  Click Here for Document

Pools , Hot Tubs

SAFEbuilt Building Guide - Swimming Pools 2018Click Here for Document

Online Permitting Portal

Community Core/ Connect

Community Core is the third-party software the Town of Wellington utilizes for permitting online. Through the online software SAFEbuilt, Wellingtons Building Department partner will conduct plan review, issue permits and schedule inspections for your projects. 

The Town requires all Contractors and Sub-contractors working in the Town of Wellington to hold current Contractor Licenses prior to applying for Building Permits. 

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Procedure for Contemporaneous Reviews of Electrical and Plumbing Licenses 

This policy is in response to HB19-1086 effective January 1, 2020 (Plumbing), and SB19-156 effective July 1, 2019 (Electrical). This policy is pursuant to Section 12-155-120(1) and (10), Colorado Revised Statutes, which become effective Jan. 1, 2020. 

Colorado Chapter of the International Code Council - Contemporaneous Review Procedure ←