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Cherry Hills Village, Colorado Building Codes

Updated : 04/22/2024

Overview

Starting July 1st, 2023 the village of Cherry Hills, CO will be adopting the 2021 edition of the ICC codes. These codes include the IBC, IRC, IMC, IFC, IEBC, NGBS, IPC, IFGC, and IECC. The city will also be adopting the 2023 IEC. The amendments can be found here. In the meantime, the 2018 codes will remain in effect till the 1st of July. 

Cherry Hills Village, CO adopts the following codes:

  • The International Building Code, 2018 edition. Cherry Hills Village, CO Muni. Code § 18-1-10 (adopted) with amendments at § 18-1-20.
  • The International Residential Code, 2018 edition. Cherry Hills Village, CO Muni. Code § 18-3-10 (adopted) with amendments at § 18-3-20.
  • The International Existing Building Code, 2018 edition. Cherry Hills Village, CO Muni. Code § 18-2-10 (adopted) with amendments at § 18-2-20.
Helpful resources for Cherry Hills Village, Colorado include the following.

Residential Building Code

Colorado has yet to adopt a statewide residential code. Local laws will control.See PLRB, Colorado Building Codes for more information on state level codes.

Cherry Hills Village adopted the 2018 IRC, locally. Note that adoptions usually come with amendments. So, it is important to review those amendments in addition to the unamended model code.

You can find a copy of the model code here.

You can find information about amendments to the model code here.

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2021 IRC(Cherry Hills Village, CO Sec. 18-3-10. - Adoption of International Residential Code.)

...There is hereby adopted by reference the 2021 International Residential Code, as published by the International Code Council, Publications, 4051 West Flossmoor Road, Country Club Hills, IL 60478-5795. One copy of such code and other codes adopted by reference in the 2021 International Residential Code, the same being adopted as if set out at length herewith, shall be maintained...

Drip Edge

Drip Edge: yes

Ice Barrier

Are ice barriers required for Cherry Hills Village ? Yes
Citation: Cherry Hills Village, CO Muni. Code § 18-2-20 (amendments).
Municipal Code library.municode.com/co/cherry_hills_village/codes/municipal_code?nodeId=CH18BURE_ARTIIIINRECONAGRBUST_S18-3-20AMINRECO
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Cherry Hills, CO Design Criteria.

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Cherry Hills Village, CO adopts the International Residential Code, 2018 edition, including only Appendix H and Appendix O.

Cherry Hills Village, CO Muni. Code § 18-3-10 (adopted) with amendments at § 18-3-20.

Existing Buildings

Existing buildings, meaning buildings that were built in accordance to code at the time of construction, typically merit extra consideration in a current updated code.

After researching, we were unable to locate the existing residential building code adoption ordinance.

Commercial Building Code

Cherry Hills Village adopted the 2018 IBC, locally. Note that adoptions usually come with amendments. So, it is important to review those amendments in addition to the unamended model code.

You can find a copy of the code here.You can find information about amendments to the model code here.

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2021 IBC(Cherry Hills Village, CO Sec. 18-1-10. - Adoption.)

...There is hereby adopted by reference the 2021 International Building Code, as published by the International Code Council, 4051 West Flossmoor Road, Country Club Hills, IL 60478-5771, except that portion of the 2021 International Building Code entitled "2021 International Property Maintenance Code" and that portion entitled "ICC Electrical Code," which are not adopted...

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Cherry Hills Village, CO adopts the International Building Code, 2018 edition, including Appendix C — Group U and Appendix I and except that portion of the 2018 International Building Code entitled "2018 International Property Maintenance Code" and that portion entitled "ICC Electrical Code."

Cherry Hills Village, CO Muni. Code § 18-1-10 (adopted) with amendments at § 18-1-20.

Existing Buildings

Cherry Hills Village, CO adopts the International Existing Building Code, 2018 edition. Cherry Hills Village, CO Muni. Code § 18-2-10 (adopted) with amendments at § 18-2-20.

Other Building Codes

Cherry Hills Village, CO adopts the following codes:

  • National Green Building Standard ICC/ASHRAE 700-2015, including Appendix Chapters. Cherry Hills Village, CO Muni. Code § 18-3-30 (adopted) with amendments at § 18-3-40.
  • The International Mechanical Code, 2018 edition. Cherry Hills Village, CO Muni. Code § 18-4-10 (adopted) with amendments at § 18-4-20.
  • The International Plumbing Code, 2018 edition. Cherry Hills Village, CO Muni. Code § 18-5-10 (adopted) with amendments at § 18-5-20.
  • The International Fuel Gas Code, 2018 edition. Cherry Hills Village, CO Muni. Code § 18-6-10 (adopted) with amendments at § 18-6-20.
  • The International Energy Conservation Code, 2018 edition. Cherry Hills Village, CO Muni. Code § 18-7-10 (adopted) with amendments at § 18-7-20.
  • The National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2017 edition. Cherry Hills Village, CO Muni. Code § 18-8-10 (adopted) with amendments at § 18-8-20.
  • The International Fire Code, 2018 edition, including appendices B, C, and D. Cherry Hills Village, CO Muni. Code § 18-9-10 (adopted) with amendments at § 18-9-20.