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Destroyed home in Jamestown following the 2013 Flood

Flood Rebuilding

Flood-impacted residents of unincorporated Boulder County who have questions about the rebuilding process are asked to contact the Community Planning & Permitting Department. If you are the owner of a destroyed or severely damaged structure in unincorporated Boulder County (not in incorporated cites or towns) and wish to rebuild, please call 303-441-3930 or email using the Ask a Planner Form.

Rebuilding Considerations

Building and Repairs

check to see if a permit is required for any repairs you are considering. The Boulder County Community Planning & Permitting Department issues permits for unincorporated areas of Boulder County. Call the Building Safety & Inspection Services Team at 303-441-3925, or email

Septic Systems

If a septic system has suffered significant damage, check the Septic Systems page or review the SepticSmart Program section.


If a water well needs significant structural reconstruction or rebuilding, please check the Well Water Safety section.

Private Roads, Culverts, & Bridges

The county Public Works Department provides guidance to residents who need to repair or rebuild private roads, driveways or bridges, including culvert replacement. See Private Roads, Culverts & Bridges for more information.


EnergySmart can help residents who need to make important decisions about recent flood damage to their homes. EnergySmart Advisors are available to provide guidance for replacing insulation in the basement, crawlspace and attic, as well as repairing or replacing furnaces, hot water heaters, duct systems, washers, other appliances and more.

To sign up for EnergySmart assistance, visit or call 303-544-1000. Businesses in need of EnergySmart advising should call 303-441-1300.

Contact Us

Community Planning & Permitting (formerly the Land Use Dept.)

Email: Ask a Planner Form
Main: 303-441-3930

Courthouse Annex Building

2045 13th St.
Boulder, CO 80302


8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday
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Mailing Address

Community Planning & Permitting
PO Box 471
Boulder, CO 80306
Community Planning & Permitting website