Gilcrest, Colorado Building Codes

Updated : 04/22/2024

Overview

Gilcrest, CO adopts the following codes:

  • The International Building Code, 2018 edition, chapters 1 through 35 inclusive and Appendix Chapters I and N. Gilcrest, CO Muni. Code § 18-1 (adopted) with amendments at § 18-4.
  • The International Residential Code, 2018 edition, chapters 1 through 43 inclusive and Appendix Chapters H and F. Gilcrest, CO Muni. Code § 18-21 (adopted) with amendments at § 18-24.
  • The Abatement of Dangerous Buildings Code, 1997 edition. Gilcrest, CO Muni. Code § 18-41 (adopted).
  • The Uniform Housing Code, 1997 edition. Gilcrest, CO Muni. Code § 18-51 (adopted).
  • The Uniform Code for Building and Conservation, 1997 edition. Gilcrest, CO Muni. Code § 18-91 (adopted).
  • The International Existing Building Code, 2018 edition, chapters 1 through 16 inclusive. Gilcrest, CO Muni. Code § 18-301 (adopted) with amendments at § 18-304.
  • The International Property Maintenance Code, 2018 edition, chapters 1 through 8 inclusive. Gilcrest, CO Muni. Code § 18-401 (adopted) with amendments at § 18-404.
Helpful resources for Gilcrest, 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.

Gilcrest 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(Gilcrest, CO Sec. 18-21. - Adoption.)

...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 and F is hereby adopted by reference as the Town of Gilcrest Residential Building Code as if fully set out in this ordinance, subject to the amendments...

Drip Edge

Drip Edge: yes

Ice Barrier

Are ice barriers required for Gilcrest ? Yes
Citation: Gilcrest, CO Muni. Code § 18-24.
Municipal Code https://library.municode.com/co/gilcrest/codes/municipal_code?nodeId=CH18BURE_ARTIIINRECO_S18-24AM
Comments:

Table R301.2(1)
Climatic and Geographic Design Criteria

Ground Snow Load Wind Design Seismic
Design
Category
Subject to Damage From Winter Design Temp Ice barrier Under-
layment Required
Flood Hazard Air Freezing Index Mean Annual Temp
Speed (V) Topo-
graphic effects
Weath-
ering
Frost Line Depth Termite
30psf 115 No B Severe 30 in. Slight
to
Moderate
1 YES * 1000 45°F

Comments

Gilcrest, CO adopts the International Residential Code, 2018 edition, chapters 1 through 43 inclusive and Appendix Chapters H and F. Gilcrest, CO Muni. Code § 18-21 (adopted) with amendments at § 18-24.

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.

Gilcrest, CO adopts International Property Maintenance Code, 2018 edition, chapters 1 through 8 inclusive. Gilcrest, CO Muni. Code § 18-401 (adopted) with amendments at § 18-404.

There is no mention of the adoption of Appendix J in the supplement to the 2018 IRC.

Commercial Building Code

Gilcrest 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(Gilcrest, CO Sec. 18-1. - Adoption.)

...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 35 inclusive and Appendix Chapter I and N, is hereby adopted by reference as the Town of Gilcrest Building Code as if fully set out in this ordinance, subject to the amendments contained...

Comments

Gilcrest, CO adopts the International Building Code, 2018 edition, chapters 1 through 35 inclusive and Appendix Chapters I and N. Gilcrest, CO Muni. Code § 18-1 (adopted) with amendments at § 18-4.

Existing Buildings

Gilcrest, CO adopts the following codes:

  • The Abatement of Dangerous Buildings Code, 1997 edition. Gilcrest, CO Muni. Code § 18-41 (adopted).
  • The Uniform Code for Building and Conservation, 1997 edition. Gilcrest, CO Muni. Code § 18-91 (adopted).
  • The International Existing Building Code, 2018 edition, chapters 1 through 16 inclusive. Gilcrest, CO Muni. Code § 18-301 (adopted) with amendments at § 18-304.
  • The International Property Maintenance Code, 2018 edition, chapters 1 through 8 inclusive. Gilcrest, CO Muni. Code § 18-401 (adopted) with amendments at § 18-404.

Other Building Codes

Gilcrest, CO also adopts the following codes:

  • The International Mechanical Code, 2018 edition, chapters 1 through 15 inclusive. Gilcrest, CO Muni. Code § 18-61 (adopted) with amendments at § 18-64.
  • The International Plumbing Code, 2018 edition, chapters 1 through 13 inclusive. Gilcrest, CO Muni. Code § 18-71 (adopted) with amendments at § 18-74.
  • The National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2002 edition. Gilcrest, CO Muni. Code § 18-81 (adopted).
  • The International Fuel Gas Code, 2018 edition, chapters 1 through 8 inclusive. Gilcrest, CO Muni. Code § 18-101 (adopted) with amendments at § 18-104.
  • The International Fire Code, 2012 edition, including Appendices. Gilcrest, CO Muni. Code § 18-201 (adopted) with amendments at § 18-205.
  • The International Energy Conservation Code, 2012 edition, chapters 1 through X inclusive. Gilcrest, CO Muni. Code § 18-501 (adopted) with amendments at § 18-504.