Building Official Gabe McNeese
311 Henson St., PO Box 277, Lake City, CO 81235
Ph. 970-944-2225 (ext 104)
Cell Phone: 970-901-9570
Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Call or email for questions regarding Hinsdale County building, zoning and development.
Please Note that Building Permits inside Lake City Town Limits must be paid to the Town of Lake City
Use Tax will always be paid to Hinsdale County
Pay Permits & Use Tax Online
Hinsdale County has adopted the 2015 International Code Council Building Codes (ICC) and below is a link to the code.
Please note that Electrical & Plumbing Permits go through the State of Colorado.
Below is contact information for the State Electrical Inspector & State Plumbing Inspector:
State Electrical Inspector
State Plumbing Inspector
- Building Permits
- Building Codes
- Ordinance Enforcement
ARE YOU PLANNING TO BUILD IN HINSDALE COUNTY OR TOWN OF LAKE CITY?
Please familiarize yourself with:
- Construction Planning Guidelines
- Building Permit Guidelines
- Building Plan Submission Guidelines
- County Design Criteria
BUILDING PERMIT PROCESS
Complete all three of the applications below and submit to Hinsdale County Building Department by mail, email, fax or in person at 311 North Henson St. in Lake City. After submitting your applications, please contact the Building Official at 970-944-2225 to continue the building permit process. BUILDING CAN NOT COMMENCE BEFORE PERMIT APPROVAL by the Building Official and payment of fees.
Is your proposed building site withing a floodplain? Do you need to apply for a floodplain development permit?
Installing a septic system? Please familiarize yourself with the guidelines and checklist and submit an OWTS application to the building department.
Department of Public Health & Enviorment 5 CCR 1002-43 link below for Colorado Revised Statues for OWTS
- Onsite Water Treatment System (OWTS) Permit Application
- Onsite Water Treatment System (OWTS) Permit Guidelines
- Onsite Water Treatment System (OWTS) Permit Checklist
More OWTS Information at STPHD web page: Click HERE