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Adopted Building Codes

Douglas County Building staff is preparing to adopt the 2018 International Building, Residential, Plumbing, Mechanical, Fuel Gas, Energy Conservation and Fire Codes with amendments.  The proposed codes are scheduled to be heard by the Douglas County Board of  Commissioners on Nov. 12, 2019, and if approved would become effective Jan. 1, 2020.

On July 24, 2018, the Douglas County Board of County Commissioners adopted amendments to the Douglas County Building Codes effective August 1, 2018.

  • 2017 National Electrical Code

On August 9, 2016, the Douglas County Board of County Commissioners adopted amendments to the Douglas County Building Codes effective Sept. 9, 2016.

  • 2012 International Building Code
  • 2012 International Residential Code
  • 2012 International Plumbing Code
  • 2012 International Mechanical Code
  • 2012 International Fuel Gas Code
  • 2009 International Energy Conservation Code
  • Wildfire Mitigation Standards (Exhibit B)

On July 12, 2016, the Douglas County Board of County Commissioners adopted the 2012 International Fire Code (IFC) as amended as Ordinance No. O-016-001.

On July 21, 2015, the Douglas County Board of County Commissioners adopted amendments to the following Douglas County Building Codes effective July 21, 2015.

  • Colorado Safety Code for Elevators & Escalators
  • Standard for Platform Lifts and Stairway Chair Lifts