Codes

Current Code Adoption, Effective February 1, 2020:

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.

Building Guides


Design Criteria


 
effective 6/22/2020
Ground Snow Load
30psf
Wind Design:  

Speed (V)  
115
Topographic effects  
No
Seismic Design Category  
B
Subject to Damage From:  

Weathering  
Severe
Frost Line  
30 in.
Termite  
Slight to Moderate
Winter Design Temperature Degree F.  
1
Ice Barrier Underlayment Required  
YES
Flood Hazard  
26713
Air Freezing Index   1000
Mean Annual Temperature   43F

 Foundation Design
 
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.