Fraser, Colorado Building Codes

Updated : 04/22/2024

Overview

Fraser, CO adopts the following codes:

  • The International Building Code, 2015 edition.
  • The International Residential Code, 2015 edition.
  • The International Existing Building Code, 2015 edition.

Fraser, CO Muni. Code § 18-1-10 (adopted) with amendments at § 18-1-30.

Helpful resources for Fraser, 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.

Fraser adopted the 2015 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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2015 IRC(Fraser, CO Sec. 18-1-10. - Adoption.)

...Building Code, 2015 edition, with amendments as provided herein; (2) International Residential Code, 2015 edition, with amendments as provided herein; (3) International...

Drip Edge

Drip Edge: yes

Ice Barrier

Are ice barriers required for Fraser ? Yes
Citation: Fraser, CO Muni. Code § 18-1-30.
Municipal Code https://library.municode.com/co/fraser/codes/municipal_code?nodeId=CH18BURE_ART1BUFICO_S18-1-30AM
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Fraser, CO Design Criteria.

Ice shield requirement can be found in amendment 47.

Comments

Fraser, CO adopts the International Residential Code, 2015 edition. Fraser, CO Muni. Code § 18-1-10 (adopted) with amendments at § 18-1-30(b).

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.

There is no mention of the adoption of Appendix J in the adopted 2015 IRC.

Commercial Building Code

Fraser adopted the 2015 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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2015 IBC(Fraser, CO Sec. 18-1-10. - Adoption.)

...the following codes are hereby adopted and enacted by reference: (1) International Building Code, 2015 edition, with amendments as provided herein; (2) International...

Comments

Fraser, CO adopts the International Building Code, 2015 edition. Fraser, CO Muni. Code § 18-1-10 (adopted) with amendments at § 18-1-30(a).

Existing Buildings

Fraser, CO adopts the International Existing Building Code, 2015 edition. Fraser, CO Muni. Code § 18-1-10 (adopted) with amendments at § 18-1-30(h).

Other Building Codes

Fraser, CO also adopts the following codes:

  • The International Plumbing Code, the most current edition adopted by the State of Colorado.
  • The International Mechanical Code, 2015 edition.
  • The International Fuel Gas Code, 2015 edition.
  • The International Fire Code, 2015 edition, including all Appendices.
  • The National Electrical Code, the most current edition adopted by the State of Colorado.

Fraser, CO Muni. Code § 18-1-10 (adopted) with amendments at § 18-1-30.

  • The International Energy Conservation Code, 2015 edition, including all Appendices. Fraser, CO Muni. Code § 18-2-10 (adopted) with amendments at § 18-2-40.