Proposed 2015 Code Adoption
A primary responsibility of the Routt County Building Department is to ensure that structures built throughout the County are built safely. This is done through inspection and code enforcement activity using Internationally-adopted standards. These include the International Building Code, International Residential Code, International Plumbing Code, International Mechanical Code, International Fuel Gas Code, International Existing Building Code and International Energy Conservation Code and the state-adopted 2017 National Electrical Code.
2015 Building Code Training Presentations on Significant Changes from 2009-2015
2015 International Residential Code Presentation
2015 International Energy Conservation Code Presentation
2015 International Plumbing Code Presentation
2015 International Mechanical Code Presentation
2015 BUILDING CODE UPDATE: EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1ST, 2018NOTICE: ALL PERMIT APPLICATIONS/PLANS SUBMITTED ON OR AFTER JANUARY 1ST, 2018 WILL BE SUBJECT TO THE 2015 BUILDING CODES. ALL PERMIT APPLICATIONS/PLANS SUBMITTED PRIOR TO JANUARY 1ST, 2018 WILL BE SUBJECT TO THE 2009 BUILDING CODES. For information on when applications need to be submitted by please click the link below.
Building Permitting Process for 2015 Code Change
Projects in Routt County Unincorporated Areas follow the below Code Adoption:
Projects within the City of Steamboat Springs follow the below Code Adoption:
Projects within the Town of Oak Creek follow the below Code Adoption
Ordinance NO 647 2015 Building Code Adoption
Please feel free to contact the Routt County Building Department with any questions or concerns about the Code Adoption process. Routt