Building Codes

Contact Information: 

Building Division
Main Phone: 303-450-8745
Inspection Request Line: 303-450-8748
Fax: 303-280-0878

permit@northglenn.org

Northglenn City Hall
Attn: SAFEBuilt
11701 Community Center Drive
Northglenn, CO 80233
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Hours: Weekdays, 8 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. and 1:15 to 4:30 p.m.

North Metro Fire Rescue District
720-887-8217

Tri-County Health Department
303-452-9547

Building Codes

Applicable Codes and Design Criteria

• 2009 International Building Code
• 2009 International Residential Code
• 2009 International Existing Building Code
• 2009 International Fire Code
• 2009 International Mechanical Code
• 2009 International Plumbing Code
• 2009 International Fuel Gas Code
• 2009 International Energy Conservation Code
• 2009 International Property Maintenance Code
• 2014 National Electrical Code
• ANSI A117.1-2003 Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities
• ASME A17.1-2007 Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators
• ASME A17.3-2005 Safety Code for Existing Elevators and Escalators
• ASME A18.1-2005 Safety Standard for Platform Lifts and Stairway Chairlifts
• ASCE 21-2005 Automated People Mover Standards
• 1997 Uniform Code for the Abatement of Dangerous Buildings

In addition, plans must be directed to North Metro Fire Rescue District for their review. Tri-County Health Department must review commercial projects that include food preparation or child care.

Snow and Wind Loads

• Snow Load - 30 psf; ground snow load 30 psf
• Wind speed – 110 mph 3-second gust, exposure B – designer shall assess
• Frost depth - 36 inches below finished grade
• Minimum footing depth – 36 inches

City of Northglenn
11701 Community Center Drive
Northglenn, CO 80233
303-451-8326