New Inspection Areas

In an effort to best meet the needs of the County and increase the efficiency of our staff, starting October 23rd, San Miguel County's Building Department will be implementing inspection areas.

The East End of the County (Ophir, Trout Lake, Ski Ranches, Lawson, Aldasoro) will be inspected on Mondays and Wednesdays. All other parts of the County (Wilson Mesa, Hastings Mesa, Specie Mesa, Placerville, Norwood, Wrights Mesa) will be inspected Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Minimum Requirements for a Complete Building Permit Application 

Click here for the Residential Building Application Submittal Requirements

Apply for a Building Permit or Request an Inspection

All inspection requests and building permits can be applied for using our permitting software, SmartGov. Follow this link to login to an existing account or create a new account. 

For instructions on how to create a SmartGov account, apply for a permit, or request an inspection check out our frequently asked questions

The Development Process in San Miguel County

Learn more about required permits here.

2018 International Codes

By way of Resolution 2023-01, the 2018 International Codes are in effect in San Miguel County. Please see below our amendments to these codes. 

Amendments to the 2018 International Codes (PDF)

2018 IWUIC Ignition Resistant Material (PDF)

San Miguel County Renewable Energy Mitigation Program

Download the REMP Worksheet in Excel format (XLS)

Legacy Codes

2009 I-codes and associated amendments