2023 National Electric Code - Effective August 1, 2023

Effective  August 1, 2023, Larimer County will begin enforcing the 2023 National Electrical Code (based on the State of Colorado adoption). All permits issued as of August 1, 2023, will need to comply with the 2023 NEC. 

The link below is a summary of the significant changes to the 2023 NEC.
2023 NEC Significant Changes

NEW Wildfire Risk Reduction Requirements

Loveland Fire Rescue Authority has adopted a new Fire Code including rules for construction in their designated Wildfire Hazard Area. All new homes, additions of over 200 sq. ft., reroofing of 100 sq. ft. or more, decks and fences require an additional permit and inspection approvals through Loveland Fire. For more information, go to Loveland Fire’s website.


Contact Us

200 W. Oak Street, Suite 3100
PO Box 1190
Fort Collins, CO 80522-1190
Phone: (970) 498-7700
Inspection Request Line:
(970) 498-7697
Hours: 8am - 4pm (Monday - Friday)

Department Directory

Estes Park office
1601 Brodie Ave.
Estes Park, CO 80517
Phone: (970) 577-2100

Estes Park Hours:
8am - 1pm (Monday - Friday)