Construction Activity Permit

Section 5.6 of the El Paso County Board of Health Regulations, requires a Construction Activity Permit whenever construction may result in a disturbed area of one or more acres.

  • Please Note: Disturbed area acreage MUST be identified for the entire project, not according to construction phase.
  • El Paso County Public Health issues permits for periods not to exceed 6 months when the disturbed area will be at least one acre but less than twenty-five acres
  • The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Air Quality Control Division, issues permits when the disturbed area is twenty-five acres or larger
  • The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Air Quality Control Division may be contacted at (303) 692-3150 for further information.

El Paso County Construction Activity Permit Requirements:

  • A site map must be included with the application and may be no larger than 8-1/2 inches by 11 inches
  • A Construction Activity Permit fee of $165.00 per project must be included with the application
  • Each permit is valid for a maximum of six months, but a new permit application and fee may be submitted for an additional six month period

Complete the PDF application below and submit to [email protected]. Once received along with required attachments, a program assistant will contact you with payment instructions.

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Applications will be reviewed by a qualified Environmental Health Specialist and must be completed in their entirety. If you have questions regarding the application process or application requirements please contact our office at [email protected] or (719) 578-3199 option 3.