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Permits are required to in order to maintain safe code compliant residential homes, businesses, & facilities.
Our mission is to provide effective ordinance and code administration and enforcement and protect the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens and businesses of Aurora.
Please note that permits are required with the majority of construction projects. Homeowners doing work are also required to apply for permits.
Do not start or schedule work without first confirming if permits are required. Permits are required for but not limited to the following:
Permits are not required for the following:
For an outline of the permit process, please see Permit Process
Additionally, we have a Pre-permit Checklist to assist you.
Yes! At this time residential permits may be submitted through the e-TRAKiT Online Portal.
For Estimated Review timeframes, please see Permit Review Timeframes
The Permit Fee Schedule is available at: Permit Fee Schedule
If the property is owner occupied and will remain owner occupied for a minimum of 6 months, then the homeowner may complete a Homeowner Liability Waiver. Waiver would require a copy of a government issued ID listing the same address as the property.
*Any Electrical work exceeding $500, would require a licensed Electrical Contractor.
A Contractor Registration may be submitted in person or via email to: [email protected]
Inspections may be scheduled via the e-TRAKiT Online Portal
Inspections are conducted Monday-Friday from 9am-3pm. Should you like to confirm a tighter inspection window, then please reach out to your Inspector(s) the morning of the Inspection between 7:30am-8:30am. Inspector Contact Information is available: Review Timeframes & Inspector Contact Information
Our current Codes & Ordinances are available at: Aurora Municode