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Building

Are you looking to do any major construction or renovation to a building in Northglenn? It is very likely you may need to obtain permits.


Starting Nov. 10 2020, 11/10/2020 the building codes will be changing to the 2018 I-codes.

Applicable Codes and Design Criteria
  • 2018 International Building Code 2018 IBC Amendments
  • 2018 International Residential Code
  • 2018 International Existing Building Code
  • 2018 International Fire Code
  • 2018 International Mechanical Code
  • 2018 International Plumbing Code
  • 2018 International Fuel Gas Code
  • 2018 International Energy Conservation Code
  • 2018 International Property Maintenance Code
  • 2018 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code
  • 2020 National Electrical Code
  • Electrical/Plumbing License Contemporaneous Review Guidelines
  • ANSI A117.1-2009 Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities
  • 1997 Uniform Code for the Abatement of Dangerous Buildings


In addition, plans must be reviewed by North Metro Fire Rescue District
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 – 130 Ultimate, exposure B – designer shall assess
  • Frost depth - 36 inches below finished grade Minimum footing depth – 36 inches

Related Information

SAFEbuilt
The city has contracted its building division services through SAFEbuilt since 2009.

Since 1992, SAFEbuilt has provided full-service building department programs, building code plan reviews, complete project support, building code inspections and code enforcement for cities, towns, counties and other public agencies. 
Contact

Building Division
303.450.8745
building@northglenn.org

Inspection Requests: 303.450.8748

City Hall
Now in the lower level

11701 Community Center Drive
Northglenn, CO  80233

Hours
Weekdays 
North Metro Fire Rescue District
720.887.8217

Tri-County Health Department
303.452.9547