Current Code Adoption, Effective February 1, 2020:
- 2018 International Codes for Building, Residential, Mechanical, Fuel and Gas, Plumbing, and Fire
- 2012 IECC Energy Codes
- 2017 National Electrical Code -- the current version adopted by the State of Colorado
Ordinance Uniform Building Codes 2019 -- Effective for new building permits starting February 1, 2020.
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)
Colorado House Bill 09-1091 requires carbon monoxide alarms to be install in residential properties. Click here for more information.
|Ground Snow Load||30psf|
|Seismic Design Category||B|
|Subject to Damage From:|
|Frost Line||30 in.|
|Termite||Slight to Moderate|
|Winter Design Temperature Degree F.||1|
|Ice Barrier Underlayment Required||YES|
|Air Freezing Index||1000|
|Mean Annual Temperature||43F|
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.