Agricultural Building Permit Exemption

Agricultural Building Requirements and Permits:  Important Information

PLACEMENT OF THE STRUCTURE: The Routt County Planning and Zoning Department must be contacted prior to construction beginning to provide important information on any zoning or setback requirements based on your property location. Restrictions may include but are not limited to; property line setbacks, waterbody setbacks, skyline development, floodplain, and height. Contact the Planning Department at 970-870-5599 for specific information.

ELECTRICAL/PLUMBING/MECHANICAL PERMITS: Agricultural buildings are not exempt from Electrical, Plumbing, or Mechanical Permits, and these permits must be applied for and obtained prior to performing any work. Permits can be applied for on-line or in person at our office.

PLANNING PLUMBING AGREEMENT FORM: Prior to obtaining any plumbing permits to add fixtures to an Agricultural Building all applicants must fill out  the Planning Plumbing Agreement Form within the Planning Department. Contact the Planning Department at 970-870-5599

    Buildings Not Included in Agricultural Exemptions

    would not include non-agricultural tool sheds, agricultural product processing facilities, mechanical shops, bunk houses, or storage buildings for automobiles, construction equipment, household goods, motorized recreational equipment, riding arenas etc. Please review the below informational handouts and our Adopted Resolution for specific detailed information.