Adopted Building Codes and Local Amendments

Effective June 1, 2016, the Town of Estes Park adopted the following 2015 International Building Codes with Local Amendments. These codes were adopted in collaboration with the Estes Park Board of Appeals, who met monthly for approximately 18 months. All meetings were open to the public and stakeholders were encouraged to attend and participate in the meetings. 

Effective July 1, 2017, the Town of Estes Park adopted Local Amendments to the International Residential Code regarding Vacation Homes. These amendments are listed separately in the table below.

Please contact the Division of Building Safety at building@estes.org or 970-577-3726 if you have questions regarding these codes. 

2015 INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODES
APPROVED LOCAL AMENDMENTS & SIGNIFICANT CHANGES
The following documents are effective June 1, 2016 for the Town of Estes Park, with the exception of the IRC Amendments regarding Vacation Homes, which are effective July 1, 2017.
IBC - International Building Code Local Amendments & Significant Changes
IRC - International Residential Code Local Amendments & Significant Changes
IRC - Local Amendments regarding Vacation Homes
IFGC - International Fuel Gas Code Local Amendments & Significant Changes
IMC - International Mechanical Code Local Amendments & Significant Changes
IPC - International Plumbing Code Local Amendments & Significant Changes
IPMC - International Plumbing Code Local Amendments & Significant Changes
IFC - Contact the Estes Valley Fire Protection District for regulations
IECC - International Energy Conservation Code Local Amendments & Significant Changes
IEBC - International Existing Building Code Local Amendments & Significant Changes
 
REFERENCE DOCUMENTS:
Wildfire Hazard Map

Please refer to the Board of Appeals meeting minutes for specific discussions regarding the I-Codes.

Fee Schedule for 2015 International Building Codes - Please call 970-577-3726 or 970-577-3739 for current fees.

Wind & Snow Load Requirements: Please call 970-577-3726 or 970-577-3739 for current requirements.