Community Development (Planning, Building, Environmental Health and Sustainability)

The Community Development Department will provide service to the public through employees working remotely until further notice. Meetings may be conducted through various virtual meeting formats.

Builder and Planner of the Day email and voicemail accounts will be monitored throughout each business day. Timely responses should be expected as time and volume permits.

Please use the Salesforce customer portal for: permitting, building permit applications, inspections, and other community development services. Meetings must be scheduled in advance via the Planner or Builder of the Day phone/email or directly with the staff with whom you’ve been working. Land use applications can be submitted electronically directly to the planner with whom you’ve been working. Payments can be made through Salesforce, by mail or appointment if no alternative is available.

BEST testing suspended until further notice. Expired licenses will be extended as needed until testing resumes.

Key Emails:

Phone: 970-920-5090

Aspen Pedestrian Mall courtesy of Angela Scorey

The Building Department of Community Development issues permits for all construction within the City of Aspen. 

Hours of Construction

  • M-F 7:30 AM-5:30 PM
  • Saturday 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
  • No construction on Sundays

Restricted Hours of Construction