Florence, Colorado Building Codes

Updated : 04/22/2024

Overview

The city of Florence, Co. adopted the following codes:

  • The International Building Code, 2006 edition. Florence, Co. Muni. Code, § 15.04.010 (amendments).
  • The International Residential Code, 2006 edition. Florence, Co. Muni. Code, § 15.08.020 (amendments).
  • The International Existing Building Code, 2006 edition. Florence, Co. Muni. Code, § 15.08.050 (amendments).

Florence, Co. Muni. Code, § 15.04.010 (adopted).

Helpful resources for Florence, 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.

Florence adopted the 2006 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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2006 IRC(Florence, CO 15.04.010 - Primary and secondary codes and building standards adopted by reference.)

...Edition, promulgated by the International Code Council save and except for such amendments as are set forth at Section 15.08.010. B. The International Residential Code, 2006 Edition, promulgated...

Drip Edge

Drip Edge: no

Ice Barrier

Are ice barriers required for Florence ? No
Citation: Florence, Co. Muni. Code, § 15.08.020.
Municipal Code www.municode.com/library/co/florence/codes/code_of_ordinances?nodeId=TIT15BUCO_CH15.08AMADCOBUSTRE_15.08.020AM2006EDINRECO

Comments

The city of Florence, Co. adopted the International Residential Code, 2006 edition. Florence, Co. Muni. Code, § 15.04.010 (adopted) and § 15.08.020 (amendments).

  • Ice barrier is not required. Id. (amendments).
  • Appendix J is adopted as amended. Id. (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.

Appendix J of the 2006 IRC applies.

Commercial Building Code

Florence adopted the 2006 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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2006 IBC(Florence, CO 15.04.010 - Primary and secondary codes and building standards adopted by reference.)

...codes and building standards: A. The International Building Code, 2006 Edition, promulgated by the International Code Council save and except for such amendments as are set forth at Section 15.08.010....

Comments

The city of Florence, Co. adopted the International Building Code, 2006 edition. Florence, Co. Muni. Code, § 15.04.010 (adopted) and § 15.04.010 (amendments).

  • Appendices E, H and I are adopted as amended. Id. (amendments).

Existing Buildings

The International Existing Building Code, 2006 edition, applies to existing buildings.

Other Building Codes

The city also adopted the following codes:

  • The International Mechanical Code, 2006 edition, including appendix A. Florence, Co. Muni. Code, § 15.08.030 (amendments).
  • The International Energy Conservation Code, 2006 edition. Florence, Co. Muni. Code, § 15.08.040 (amendments).

Florence, Co. Muni. Code, § 15.04.010 (adopted).