Fruita, Colorado Building Codes

Updated : 04/22/2024

Overview

Fruita, CO adopts the following codes:

  • The International Building Code, 2018 edition. Fruita, CO Muni. Code § 15.04.010 (adopted) with amendments at § 15.04.020.
  • The International Residential Code, 2018 edition. Fruita, CO Muni. Code § 15.22.010 (adopted) with amendments at § 15.22.020.
  • The International Property Maintenance Code, 2012 edition. Fruita, CO Muni. Code § 15.20.010 (adopted) with amendments at § 15.22.020.
Helpful resources for Fruita, 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.

Fruita adopted the 2012 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 Fruita ? No
Comments:

No amendments to Table R301.2(1) were found in the residential code amendments.

Contacted Darrell Bay, Building Official, (5/23/2020) who informed us, "In Fruita along with all of Mesa County ice and water shield is not required unless the existing shingles are between 1 / 12 & 2 / 12."

Government Officials
Last Name First Name Title E-mail Phone Note
Bay Darrell Building Official darrell.bay@mesacounty.us

Comments

Fruita, CO adopts the International Residential Code, 2012 edition, including appendices A, B, C, D, H, and Q. Fruita, CO Muni. Code § 15.22.010 (adopted) with amendments at § 15.22.020.

  • Sec. R313 has been deleted entirely. Automatic fire sprinklers are not required. Fruita, Co. Muni. Code, § 15.22.020-N.

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.

Fruita, CO adopts the International Property Maintenance Code, 2012 edition. Fruita, CO Muni. Code § 15.20.010 (adopted) with amendments at § 15.22.020.

Commercial Building Code

Fruita adopted the 2012 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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Comments

Fruita, CO adopts the International Building Code, 2012 edition, including appendices C and I. Fruita, CO Muni. Code § 15.04.010 (adopted) with amendments at § 15.04.020.

Existing Buildings

Chapter 34 of the adopted 2012 IBC and the 2012 IPMC apply.

Other Building Codes

Fruita, CO also adopts the following codes:

  • The National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2020 edition. Fruita, CO Muni. Code § 15.32.010 (adopted).
  • The International Fire Code, 2012 edition, including appendices B, C, D, F, H, and I. Fruita, CO Muni. Code § 15.24.010 (adopted) with amendments at § 15.24.020.
  • The International Plumbing Code, 2018 edition, including appendices B and E. Fruita, CO Muni. Code § 15.08.010 (adopted) with amendments at § 15.08.020.
  • The International Mechanical Code, 2018 edition. Fruita, CO Muni. Code § 15.12.010 (adopted) with amendments at § 15.12.020.
  • The International Fuel Gas Code, 2018 edition, including appendices A, B, and C. Fruita, CO Muni. Code § 15.16.010 (adopted) with amendments at § 15.16.020.
  • The International Energy Conservation Code, 2009 edition. Fruita, CO Muni. Code § 15.28.010 (adopted) with amendments at § 15.28.020.