Building Permit Requirements For Agriculture 

Click below for Information on Agricultural Buildings and Permitting Requirements.

Agricultural Building Permitting Handout

Ground Snow Load:

 Please remember all of Routt County is a Case Study zone for Ground Snow Load requirements. Click on our Ground Snow Load Map below to and enter your property PIN or address to obtain your snow load value. 

 Important Factors to Review: 

    • Soils Report and Conditions: Soils Reports are required for all permitting buildings and are equally important for Agricultural Buildings to ensure your building loads are being transferred and distributed accordingly to the soil conditions that exist on your property.
    • Wind Loads: Building should be designed to with stain an ultimate 3-second gust of 115MPH in Routt County. Protect your investment and avoid a catastrophic wind collapse like others in the past who choose not to design in accordance with local wind loads.
    • Frost Depth: 48" is frost depth throughout all off Routt County, avoid settling or heaving o of your building by building in accordance with frost depth requirements.