The Building Department is enforcing the 2017 National Electrical Code in the Town of Johnstown.
The Electrical Code reference states that the Town is to follow the State’s adopted code.
Sec. 18-82. Application of regulations. Where, in any specific case, different sections of this Code, the zoning code, other ordinances of the Town or the electric code adopted by the Colorado State Electric Board specify different materials, methods of construction or other requirements, the most restrictive shall govern. (Ord. 2008-813 §1)
To review the complete Johnstown adoption and amendments to the codes, click here. To review the individual code amendments, click on the code abbreviation below.
Click here for some of the significant changes to the 2006 IRC
Colorado House Bill 09-1091 requires carbon monoxide alarms to be install in residential properties.
Click here for more information.
Adopted Codes effective October 18, 2008
- 2006 International Residential Code - IRC
- 2006 International Building Code - IBC
- 2006 International Mechanical Code - IMC
- 2006 International Fuel Gas Code - IFGC
- 2006 International Plumbing Code - IPC
- 2006 International Energy Conservation Code - IECC
- 2006 International Fire Code - IFC
- 2008 National Electric Code - NEC
- 1997 Uniform Code for the Abatement of Dangerous Buildings - UCADB
|| effective 10-18-08
|Basic Wind Speed||90 mph 3 second gust|
|Ground Snow Load||
|| 30 psf
|Seismic Design Category||
|Winter Design Temperature||
|Ice Shield Underlayment Required||
|Air Freezing Index||
|Mean Annual Temperature||
|Subject to Damage from Weathering||
|Subject to Damage from Frost Depth||
|Subject to Damage from Termite Damage||
|| Slight to moderate
|Subject to Damage from Decay||
All foundation systems shall be engineered foundations designed by a Colorado licensed engineer or Architect. The engineered foundation shall be based upon a soils analysis for the specific location where the foundation is to be installed.
Exception: IRC detached accessory buildings may have a foundation system approved by the building official.