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 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  
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.