Eaton, Colorado Building Codes

Updated : 04/22/2024

Overview

Eaton, CO adopts the following codes:

  • The International Building Code, 2018 edition, including chapters 1 through 33 and Appendix Chapters H and I. Eaton, CO Muni. Code § 6-1-1 (adopted with amendments).
  • The International Residential Code, 2018 edition, including chapters 1 through 43 and Appendix Chapter H. Eaton, CO Muni. Code § 6-1-2 (adopted with amendments).
  • The International Existing Building Code, 2018 edition, including chapters 1 through 16. Eaton, CO Muni. Code § 6-1-9 (adopted with amendments).
  • The International Property Maintenance Code, 2018 edition, including chapters 1 through 8 and Appendix A. Eaton, CO Muni. Code § 6-1-8 (adopted with amendments).
Helpful resources for Eaton, 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.

Eaton 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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2018 IRC(Eaton, CO Sec 6-1-2. - International Residential Code.)

...Title 31, Article 16, Part 2, C.R.S., the International Residential Code, 2018 Edition as published by the International Code Council, 4051 West Flossmoor Road, Country Club Hills, IL 60478, Chapters 1 through 43 inclusive and Appendix Chapters H ("IRC") is hereby adopted by reference as the Town of Eaton Residential Building Code to have the same force and effect as...

Drip Edge

Drip Edge: yes

Ice Barrier

Are ice barriers required for Eaton ? Yes
Citation: Eaton, CO Muni. Code § 6-1-2 (adopted with amendments).
Municipal Code library.municode.com/co/eaton/codes/municipal_code?nodeId=CHVIBURE_SIBUCO_S6-1-2INRECO
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Eaton, CO Design Criteria.

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Eaton, CO adopts the International Residential Code, 2018 edition, including chapters 1 through 43 and Appendix Chapter H. Eaton, CO Muni. Code § 6-1-2 (adopted with amendments).

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.

Eaton, CO adopts the International Property Maintenance Code, 2018 edition, including chapters 1 through 8 and Appendix A. Eaton, CO Muni. Code § 6-1-8 (adopted with amendments).

Commercial Building Code

Eaton 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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2018 IBC(Eaton, CO Sec. 6-1-1. - International Building Code.)

...to Title 31, Article 16, Part 2, C.R.S., the International Building Code, 2018 Edition as published by the International Code Council, 4051 West Flossmoor Road, Country Club Hills, IL 60478, Chapters 1 through 33 inclusive and Appendix Chapter H and I ("IBC"), is hereby adopted by reference as the Town of Eaton Building Code to have the same force and effect as if fully...

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Eaton, CO adopts the International Building Code, 2018 edition, including chapters 1 through 33 and Appendix Chapters H and I. Eaton, CO Muni. Code § 6-1-1 (adopted with amendments).

Existing Buildings

Eaton, CO adopts the International Existing Building Code, 2018 edition, including chapters 1 through 16. Eaton, CO Muni. Code § 6-1-9 (adopted with amendments).

Other Building Codes

Eaton, CO also adopts the following codes:

  • The International Mechanical Code, 2018 edition, including chapters 1 through 15. Eaton, CO Muni. Code § 6-1-3 (adopted with amendments).
  • The International Fuel Gas Code, 2018 edition, including chapters 1 through 8. Eaton, CO Muni. Code § 6-1-4 (adopted with amendments).
  • The International Plumbing Code, 2018 edition, including chapters 1 through 13. Eaton, CO Muni. Code § 6-1-5 (adopted with amendments).
  • The International Fire Code, 2003 edition. Eaton, CO Muni. Code § 6-1-6 (adopted with amendments).
  • The International Energy Conservation Code, 2012 edition, including chapters 1 through 5. Eaton, CO Muni. Code § 6-1-7 (adopted with amendments).
  • The National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2017 edition. Eaton, CO Muni. Code § 6-1-10 (adopted with amendments).
  • The International Swimming Pool and Spa Code, 2018 edition, including chapters 1 through 11. Eaton, CO Muni. Code § 6-1-11 (adopted with amendments).