The HBA is proud to serve as the information source for housing to government, the general public, and the housing consumer in El Paso County.
The City's New Submittal Process Is In Place
The City of Colorado Springs is taking a step towards digital review of land use applications. While online submittal is not yet available (until late 2018), you will be required to use a dropbox account to send plans, studies and application materials. This digital transmittal will eliminate the need for multiple hard copies. All original downloads will be immediately available online for review and final plans will be digitally stamped. New checklists will walk you through the requirements. Give City Planning a call at 719-385-5905 for more details. See the introductory letter and user guide.
PIKES PEAK REGIONAL BUILDING DEPARTMENT TOOLS
El Paso County Building Permit Activity Reports
Electronic Plan Reviews
All new master plan submittals must be done electronically with PPRBD or will be subject to a $50 scanning fee prior to picking up the plan set. Download a guide to submitting your plan electronically.
Online Inspection Services
If you have called to request an inspection, you can confirm the inspection is scheduled and verify its number on the inspection log online. Search by Address or Permit number. You also now have the option to receive either an automated call ahead or an automated text message notifying you your inspector is coming soon.
PPRBD has a YouTube channel for how-to videos on electronic plan submissions, online inspection requests, and more.
LAND AND LOTS FOR SALE
If you have land available for development, send a description, pictures and specs to firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll promote it on this website.
All communities have exposure to natural disaster potential, be it landslides, flooding, fires, hurricanes, earthquakes, tornadoes, etc. Our industry takes these geological hazards - and all hazards - seriously, and is dedicated to continuing to work with the City on these issues. The HBA favors full disclosure of these potential risks so that consumers can make a fully informed, intelligent decision when it comes to buying a lot or home.
THE HBA HAS SOIL BOOKS!
A Guide to Swelling Soils for Colorado Home Buyers and Homeowners
This 76-page publication was written to assist homeowners in reducing damage caused by swelling soils. Get the latest information on geology, construction, landscaping, home maintenance. Includes homeowner risk, property checklist, reading sources, and information sources. 2015 edition; Colorado Geological Survey Special Publication 43. Books are $5 each - sold individually or in boxes of 55. Available exclusively to active HBA members. Pick yours up at the HBA office.
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