Evans, Colorado Building Codes

Updated : 04/22/2024

Overview

Evans, CO adopts the following codes:

  • The International Building Code, 2018 edition, chapters 1 through 33 inclusive and Appendix Chapter I. Evans, CO Muni. Code § 15.08.010 (adopted with amendments).
  • The International Residential Code, 2018 edition, chapters 1 through 43 inclusive and Appendix Chapters H and M. Evans, CO Muni. Code § 15.09.010 (adopted with amendments).
  • The International Property Maintenance Code, 2018 edition, chapters 1 through 8 inclusive. Evans, CO Muni. Code § 15.24.010 (adopted with amendments).
  • The International Existing Building Code, 2018 edition, chapters 1 through 16 inclusive. Evans, CO Muni. Code § 15.28.010 (adopted with amendments).
Helpful resources for Evans, 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.

Evans 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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Drip Edge

Drip Edge: yes

Ice Barrier

Are ice barriers required for Evans ? Yes
Citation: Evans, CO Muni. Code § 15.09.010.
Municipal Code library.municode.com/co/evans/codes/municipal_code?nodeId=MUCO_TIT15BUCO_CH15.09INRECOIR_15.09.010INRECOAD
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Evans, CO Design Criteria.

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Evans, CO adopts the International Residential Code, 2018 edition, chapters 1 through 43 inclusive and Appendix Chapters H and M. Evans, CO Muni. Code § 15.09.010 (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.

Evans, CO adopts the International Property Maintenance Code, 2018 edition, chapters 1 through 8 inclusive. Evans, CO Muni. Code § 15.24.010 (adopted with amendments).

Commercial Building Code

Evans 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(Evans, CO 15.08.010 - International Building Code adopted.)

...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 I, is hereby adopted by reference as the City of Evans Building Code as if fully set out in this chapter with the additions, deletions, insertions...

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Evans, CO adopts the International Building Code, 2018 edition, chapters 1 through 33 inclusive and Appendix Chapter I. Evans, CO Muni. Code § 15.08.010 (adopted with amendments).

Existing Buildings

Evans, CO adopts the International Existing Building Code, 2018 edition, chapters 1 through 16 inclusive. Evans, CO Muni. Code § 15.28.010 (adopted with amendments).

Other Building Codes

Evans, CO also adopts the following codes:

  • The International Mechanical Code, 2018 edition, chapters 1 through 15 inclusive. Evans, CO Muni. Code § 15.12.010 (adopted with amendments).
  • The International Plumbing Code, 2018 edition, chapters 1 through 13 inclusive. Evans, CO Muni. Code § 15.16.010 (adopted with amendments).
  • The International Fuel Gas Code, 2018 edition, chapters 1 through 8 inclusive. Evans, CO Muni. Code § 15.18.010 (adopted with amendments).
  • The National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2014 edition. Evans, CO Muni. Code § 15.20.010 (adopted with amendments).
  • The International Energy Conservation Code, 2012 edition, chapters 1 through 5 inclusive. Evans, Co. Muni. Code, § 15.34.010 (adopted with amendments).
  • The International Fire Code, 2018 edition. Evans, CO Muni. Code § 15.48.010 (adopted) with amendments at § 15.48.080.
  • The International Swimming Pool and Spa Code, 2018 edition, chapters 1 through 11 inclusive. Evans, CO Muni. Code § 15.56.010 (adopted with amendments).