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  Land Use

John DeWitt

Office Hours: Please Call

719-743-2337 - Office
719-743-2815 - Fax

103 3rd Avenue
PO Box 39
Hugo, CO 80821


BUILDING PERMITS ARE REQUIRED IN LINCOLN COUNTY

The Land Use Office handles all of the building permits for the unincorporated portion of the county to include the town of Karval, as well as the unincorporated section of Limon. Lincoln County is zoned as an agricultural area and a conforming lot size is 160 acres and any lot smaller does require a special Development permit before and building can take place, the minimum lot size that can be reviewed for a Development permit or building permit is 35 acres. Lincoln County did adopt the 1994 UBC code, at a minimum and all building must conform to those standards as well as pass all of the required inspection of both the County and State.

LINCOLN COUNTY REQUIRES PERMITS FOR THE FOLLOWING TYPES OF PROJECTS

  • Outside
    • New homes to include manufactured housing either with or without a foundation.
    • Decks with attached roofs, Patio covers, awnings and carports, room additions, Garages and outbuildings, patio enclosures, screened porches.
  • Inside
    • Basement finishes and remodeling.
    • Installation of additional windows or doors, replacement of windows or doors with larger ones.
    • All structural modifications.

This is not a complete list, but a sample of some of the projects that do require a permit.

BEST ADVICE IS TO CALL BEFORE YOU BUILD


Permits, Applications & Resolutions

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