Moffat County Online Building Permits
MOFFAT COUNTY, COLORADO
CONTRACTOR REGISTRY
All contractors must be registered in order to conduct business in Moffat County, Colorado. No permits will be issued to anyone not registered.

Contractor : A contractor is any person, firm, partnership or combination thereof who performs work or services for which he or she expects to be paid or in any other way profit financially from their endeavors.

Homeowners need not be registered in order to obtain a Building Permit for work done on their own residence. However, a homeowner can only be issued a permit of the same type every thirty-six (36) months.

There are five designations in the County Registry: 1. GC-General Contractor-can build without limitations. 2. LC-Limited Contractor-has limitations placed on them by the County Building Department, based on their experience level. 3. RC-Restricted Contractor-a person holding this type of designation can only work under the supervision of a General Contractor for a period of two years, after which he may apply for a Limited Contractor designation. 4. SP-Specialty Contractor-this is for contractors who have a specialty such as roofing, concrete or painting and drywall, etc. 5. PMPlumbing & Mechanical.
CONTRACTOR
Application and Renewal Fees
Applications must be completed and returned, along with any other supporting documents related to experience (copies of other licenses held, etc.). A $60.00 non-refundable application and annual registration fee must be included with submittal of applications. A contractor in good standing and who renewal application and fee are returned on or before the due date will be offered the opportunity to elect a three year renewal for $100.00, a savings of $80.00. If registration is revoked, suspended or expired, an additional reinstatement fee of $60.00 will be assessed.

Insurance
Prior to registration with the County, a Certificate of Liability Insurance and Workers Compensation (if you have employees) must be submitted. Coverage to be $500,000 combined single limit. These documents must include the policy number, name of agent and company, effective date, together with a statement and a copy of an endorsement on said policy requiring that the Building Department be notified (in writing) if it becomes necessary to cancel policy or policies for any reasons.

Experience Requirements
Any license in good standing already held with another jurisdiction or entity will be accepted in lieu of the usual requirements for proof of experience. A minimum of four (4) years experience in your trade or profession is required. You must be able to provide supporting documents to verify experience, such as technical or formal training, letters from former customers, supervisors, contractors, building officials, or Union Apprenticeships. These documents must be completed by a responsible and qualified individual with direct knowledge of the work performed. A minimum of three letters of reference from people who can verify your work is also required.

Registration by Examination
In the event that an applicant cannot verify his or her experience the Building Official may require applicant take an examination to verify suitable knowledge. An additional charge of $50.00 will be assessed.

After meeting all requirements for registration, a registration card will be issued by the Building Official.

CONTRACTOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • To obtain any necessary permits before commencing work.
  • Call for appropriate inspections in a timely manner (24 hours advance notice).
  • To carry and present registration card upon request of the Building Official or His representative.
  • To complete all work authorized by the permit unless good cause can be shown.
  • To perform work contracted without substantial departure or disregard of drawings and/or specifications, unless such changes are approved by the Building Official.
  • To meet all the requirements set forth herein.

SUSPENSION AND REVOCATION (LEGAL REMEDIES)

The building official may suspend or revoke a contractor's registration as provided for in the section.
A contractor's registration may be suspended or revoked for the following Reasons:
  • Violation of any provision of the Building Code. This includes agents and Employees of registered contractors.
  • Founded written complaints from the public for failure to complete contracted work: violation of existing building codes: work performed which is determined to be sub-standard by the building official; or work which demonstrates a general lack of knowledge or ability in the registered field of work.
  • Failure to carry and/or maintain required liability and workers Compensation insurance. Failure to obtain and maintain required State licenses. Failure to renew application and or submit fee by posted deadline. In which case an additional $60.00 reinstatement fee will be added.
  • Any conduct constituting fraud or misrepresentation in or connected with any activity or activities relating to building.
  • Failure to fulfill any and all of the duties and responsibilities as specified herein.

PROCEDURE

Any person who believes that a registered contractor failed to properly conduct his/her contract within the terms and conditions of the Moffat County Regulations has the right to file a complaint with the Building Department.

After reviewing the complaint from the public or upon otherwise becoming aware of an alleged violation or grounds for revocation or suspension of the contractor's registration, the Building Department shall determine if grounds for revocation or a suspension of the registration exists. The building official shall determine which of the following action steps are appropriate:

Q A letter of suspension or revocation may be sent to the Contractor by certified mail, return receipt requested, explaining the violation(s). If contested, the contractor shall respond in writing to the Building Department within thirty days, stating whether or not he requested an appeal to the Board of Appeals. In the event of an appeal the contractor shall be notified by certified mail, return receipt requested, at least to days prior to the hearing, stating the date, time and place of the hearing.
t The Building official may refer the matter directly to the Board of Appeals for a decision. The contractor shall have the right to appear before the Board of Appeals and shall be notified by certified mail, return receipt requested, at least to days prior to the hearing, stating the date, time and place of the hearing.


In the event of a suspension of the registration, the building official or the Board of Appeals shall determine the time period. At the end of the suspension period the contractor's license shall automatically be reinstated, provided other conditions for the registration are met.

In the event of suspension of the registration, the suspension shall remain in effect until the next anniversary date for renewal of registration, or other time frame that the Building Official shall deem appropriate.

Revocation can be from 1 to 3 years under normal circumstances or may be made permanent by a decision of the Board of Appeals.


FEES
Original registration
$60.00 one year
$160.00 (3) years
Test fee if required
$50.00

Annual Renewal
On or before due date
$60.00
$100.00 (3) years

After due date but within
A 30 day grace period
$75.00 No option for 3 year renewal

Additional Reinstatement fee In the event of expired, Revoked or suspended reg.
$60.00

Note: The three (3) year registration option is only available at the time of the original application or upon renewal if it is submitted on or before the due date.

APPLICATION FOR CONTRACTOR REGISTRY

TYPE OR PRINT LEGIBLY IN INK
1.Full name of business (a corporation must use corporate name as registered with Secretary of State)/Applicant's Name:
6.Business Mailing Address:
City:
Telephone:
State:
Zip Code:
2.Classification(s) applying for:
3.Describe type of Construction:
4.Conducting business as: Colorado Corporate Number:
5.List Personnel: If an individual, list OWNER; if a partnership, list All PARTNERS; list MANAGING EMPLOYEE(S)
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Address:
Phone:
Email:
Fax:
City:
State:
Zip Code:
Title or Position: Officer Corp. Title:
Name:
Address:
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Title or Position: Officer Corp. Title:
Name:
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Title or Position: Officer Corp. Title:
7. If claiming apprenticeship training, complete this section and submit a copy of your apprenticeship certificate
Name of Union:
Union No.:
City:
Initiation Date:
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8. If claiming training or education in lieu of experience, complete this section and submit a copy of college transcripts.
Name and location of college or university
Course of Study:
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Degree:
Date Completed:
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9. Describe in detail experience in classification you are requesting. Include any references who can verify your experience such as companies or individuals you have done work for, other Contractors, Building Inspectors, Architects, Engineers. Please supply complete mailing addresses, phone numbers and/or fax numbers for all references listed.
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10. The following questions pertain to all listed personnel. Each question must be answered. Affirmative answers must be supported
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1) Are there now any unpaid past due bills or claims for labor, materials, or services as a result of any construction
contract or work undertaker by you or any organization of which you were a member?
2) Are there now any liens, suits, or judgment of record or pending as a result of any construction?
contract or work undertaker by you or any organization of which you were a member?
3) Have you, or any organization of which you were a member had a contractor license, city license or any professional license application denied, suspended or revoked by any other state or county?
4) Do you have, or plan to have hourly employees.
If yes, list insurance provider and policy number:
Ins. Company
address
Phone #
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A copy of your contractor's liability insurance must accompany this application.
Insurance Company
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II. List the license type and number of any current or previous contractor's license that the applicant has been listed on.
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12. Additional relevant information may be required to verify qualifications and/or experience.
13. IMPORTANT: The following certification must be signed and dated by each person listed on this application. I certify under penalty of perjury under the laws of the State of Colorado and Moffat County that all statements, answers and representations in the application, including all supplementary statements attached hereto, are true and accurate to the best of my knowledge, and that I have reviewed the entire contents of this application. I hereby apply for Registration under the provisions of Moffat County Contractor Registry.
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