Littleton, CO asked in Construction Law, Gov & Administrative Law and Municipal Law for Colorado

Q: If a city requires you to purchase a building permit, but yet doesn't do any inspections on work completed liable in any


It seems to me if they are collecting money from the community for building they should do inspection and require contractors to be licensed to protect thier community. Otherwise what are they collecting fees for permits? Isn't that part of thier job and responsibilities to keep us safe. Seems like once they take money they must be liable for something.....

1 Lawyer Answer
Tristan Kenyon Schultz
Tristan Kenyon Schultz
  • Fort Collins, CO
  • Licensed in Colorado

A: Some permits do not require inspections. Even for those that do, most inspections are rather cursory...

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