Basement Finish Plan Review
A basement finish in Colorado Springs requires a plan review and permit before work commences. The licensed general contractor or homeowner (performing the work) obtains the permit and is responsible for inspections being completed.
Plans: The homeowner, designer, or architect provides a basement finish floor plan that is drawn to 1/4” = 1’ scale, identified with the address of the property. Most basement finish plans can be reviewed and a permit issued the same day. (The plans reviewer can usually determine if a variance is required when existing, nonconforming conditions impede compliance with a code provision, such as finished ceiling heights and soffit dimensions.)
Permits: After the plan is approved, the…