Salida, Colorado Building Codes

Updated : 04/22/2024

Overview

Salida, CO adopts the following codes:

  • The International Building Code, 2015 edition, including Appendix I. Salida, CO Muni. Code § 18-1-10 (adopted) with amendments at § 18-1-30.
  • The International Residential Code, 2015 edition. Salida, CO Muni. Code § 18-2-10 (adopted) with amendments at § 18-2-30.
  • The International Existing Building Code, 2015 edition, including Appendix B. Salida, CO Muni. Code § 18-4-10 (adopted) with amendments at § 18-4-30.
  • The International Property Maintenance Code, 2015 edition. Salida, CO Muni. Code § 18-14-10 (adopted) with amendments at § 18-14-30.
Helpful resources for Salida, 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.

Salida 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(Salida, CO Sec. 18-2-10. - Adoption.)

...Pursuant to Title 31, Article 16, Part 2, C.R.S., there is hereby adopted by reference Chapters 1 through 44 of the International Residential Code (IRC), 2015 Edition, published by the International Code Council, Inc., 4051 West Flossmoor Road, Country Club Hills, IL 60478, to have the same force and effect as if set forth herein in every particular. The...

Drip Edge

Drip Edge: yes

Ice Barrier

Are ice barriers required for Salida ? Yes
Citation: Salida, CO Muni. Code § 18-2-30.
Municipal Code https://library.municode.com/co/salida/codes/code_of_ordinances?nodeId=CH18BURE_ARTIIRECO_S18-2-30AM
Comments:

Table R301.2(1), is amended to read:

Ground Snow Load: In accordance with Snow Load Zone Map and Elevation/Zone Table

Wind Speed: 120 MPH V ult

Topographic Effects: No

Special Wind Region: No

Wind-borne Debris Zone: No

Seismic Design Category: C unless geotechnical study indicates otherwise

Weathering: Severe

Frost Line Depth:

24" below finished grade up to 8,000 feet above sea level

30" below finished grade between 8,001-10,000 feet above sea level

36" below finished grade above 10,000 feet above sea level

Termite: None to slight

Winter Design Temp: 0 degrees

Ice Barrier Underlayment Required: Yes

Flood Hazards: Entered NFIP Program 2/10/87 through Resolution 1987-7, Flood Insurance Study Dated 3/4/87, Panel Numbers all begin with 08015C and are followed by; 0025, 0075, 0100, 0150, 0200, 0300, 0304, 0307, 0308, 0309, 0315, 0328, 0330, 0335, 0340, 0425, 0428, 0429, 0430, 0435, 0445, 0455, 0460, 0465, 0470, 0541, 0542, 0555, 0560, 0562, 0566, 0568, 0569, 0580, 0585, 0588, 0589, 0591, 0592, 0593, 0594, 0611, 0613, 0615, 0625, 0660, 0677, 0680 all followed by suffix D (48 panels plus index)

Air Freezing Index: 1,500

Mean Annual Temp: 40 degrees Fahrenheit

Comments

Salida, CO adopts the International Residential Code, 2015 edition. Salida, CO Muni. Code § 18-2-10 (adopted) with amendments at § 18-2-30.

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.

Salida, CO adopts the International Property Maintenance Code, 2015 edition. Salida, CO Muni. Code § 18-14-10 (adopted) with amendments at § 18-14-30.

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

Commercial Building Code

Salida 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(Salida, CO Sec. 18-1-10. - Adoption.)

...Pursuant to Title 31, Article 16, Part 2, C.R.S., there is hereby adopted by reference Chapters 1 through 35 and Appendix I of the International Building Code (IBC), 2015 Edition, published by the International Code Council, Inc., 4051 West Flossmoor Road, Country Club Hills, IL 60478, to have the same force and effect as if set forth herein in every particular...

Comments

Salida, CO adopts the International Building Code, 2015 edition, including Appendix I. Salida, CO Muni. Code § 18-1-10 (adopted) with amendments at § 18-1-30.

Existing Buildings

Salida, CO adopts the International Existing Building Code, 2015 edition, including Appendix B. Salida, CO Muni. Code § 18-4-10 (adopted) with amendments at § 18-4-30.

Other Building Codes

Salida, CO also adopts the following codes:

  • The International Fire Code, 2015 edition, including Appendices B, C, D, F, and I. Salida, CO Muni. Code § 18-3-10 (adopted) with amendments at § 18-3-30.
  • The International Plumbing Code, 2015 edition, including Appendices B, C, and E. Salida, CO Muni. Code § 18-5-10 (adopted) with amendments at § 18-5-30.
  • The International Mechanical Code, 2015 edition. Salida, CO Muni. Code § 18-6-10 (adopted) with amendments at § 18-6-30.
  • The National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), the most current edition. Salida, CO Muni. Code § 18-7-10 (adopted).
  • The International Fuel Gas Code, 2015 edition. Salida, CO Muni. Code § 18-12-10 (adopted) with amendments at § 18-12-30.
  • The International Energy Conservation Code, 2006 edition. Salida, CO Muni. Code § 18-13-10 (adopted) with amendments at § 18-13-30.
  • The Uniform Code for the Abatement of Dangerous Buildings, 1997 edition. Salida, CO Muni. Code § 18-15-10 (adopted) with amendments at § 18-15-30.
  • The International Swimming Pool and Spa Code, 2015 edition. Salida, CO Muni. Code § 18-16-10 (adopted) with amendments at § 18-16-30.