Routt County Regional Building department

Mission Statement

Routt County Regional Building Department is entrusted with the responsibility to promote code awareness and expertise, assuring building safety and code compliance for the residents and guests of Routt County.

Routt County Building Department Serves

  • All of Routt County Unincorporated Rural Areas
  • City of Steamboat Springs Colorado
  • Town of Oak Creek Colorado
  • Town of Yampa Colorado

Contractor Training Significant Changes 2009-2015 ICC Building Codes

Training Schedule



Routt County Regional Building Department encourages all Contractors, Professionals, Citizens, and Applicants to register for the NOTIFY ME FEATURE. By registering and establishing an account with the Building Department through Notify Me you will then receive important information on code updates, department policies, monthly reports, and other information we feel is important for you to receive.
Click on NOTIFY ME on the far left column of this page. After entering your email contact information scroll down to Bid Postings and make sure to Check the Building Department Box, then hit save.  


Secondary Dwelling Units

In November 2016, the Routt County Board of Commissioners voted to modify the regulations that govern secondary dwelling units on property in unincorporated Routt County. In order to improve clarity with planning and development, the County has developed a quick reference guide that can accessed by clicking here.Secondary Dwelling Units.