Processing times for permit applications submitted via U.S. mail may be delayed by up to 5-7 business days. We are encouraging all individuals requesting an electrical or plumbing inspection to submit their permit applications using our online system.
Online permit submissions are processed in the system immediately upon payment. For any questions regarding the online system please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Welcome to the Plumbing Homepage
The State Plumbing Board licenses, registers, and regulates plumbers, apprentices, and plumbing contractors. The Board does not regulate pipe fitters, drain cleaners, or gas pipe installers. The Board's mission is to protect the health of the public by enforcing the state plumbing statutes. The Board conducts regular inspections for plumbing and gas pipe installations and reviews special requests for exceptions to the code.
The Board is made up of eight professional and public members that are appointed by the governor.
- Program/Board Members
Joyce J. Young, Program Director
State Plumbing Board
1560 Broadway, Suite 1350
Denver, CO 80202
Noreen McMahon, Chair
Catherine A. Dunihoo, Vice-Chair
John D. Craco
Kevin Thomas Roy
Clayton Moores, Professional Engineer
- Public Notices
Permanent Rulemaking Hearing - October 27, 2021
The State Plumbing Board held a Permanent Rulemaking Hearing on October 27, 2021, that allowed stakeholders a final opportunity to provide feedback before the Board considered adopting revisions to Rule 1.4(L), to implement Colorado Senate Bill 21-077 (Concerning the elimination of verification of an individual's lawful presence in the United States as a requirement for individual credentialing).
- Notice, Draft Rule, Written Comments, and SB21-077
- SB21-077 Joint Stakeholder Meeting (recording): July 26, 2021
- Effective Date: December 15, 2021
Cost-Benefit Analysis regarding Permanent Rulemaking Hearing on June 30, 2021
On May 14, 2021, the State Plumbing Board filed a Notice of Hearing with the Colorado Secretary of State and Colorado Office of Policy, Research & Regulatory Reform for the Board to consider adopting Rule 1.3(C), to implement Colorado Senate Bill 20-120 (Concerning requirements for registered apprentices). As allowed per section 24-4-103(2.5), C.R.S., a request for a Cost-Benefit Analysis was received on May 18, 2021. The State Plumbing Board produced the Cost-Benefit Analysis on June 18, 2021, consistent with the statutory requirements of section 24-4-103(2.5), C.R.S.
Permanent Rulemaking Hearing - June 30, 2021
The State Plumbing Board held a Permanent Rulemaking Hearing on June 30, 2021, that allowed stakeholders a final opportunity to provide feedback, before the Board considered adopting Rule 1.3(C), to implement Colorado Senate Bill 20-120 (Concerning new requirements for registered apprentices).
- Legislative Updates
- Meeting Minutes