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 BUILDING CODE UPDATE: EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1ST, 2018


NOTICE: 
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.  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:


Please feel free to contact the Routt County Building Department with any questions or concerns about the Code Adoption process.