Building Code & Policies 

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A primary responsibility of the Routt County Building Department is to ensure that our buildings and structures are reviewed, permitted and inspected in compliance with our adopted Building Codes. Our Department goal is to provide outstanding customer service by providing outreach and education to support our communities and applicants with knowledge and information relevant to our adopted codes supporting them through the permitting process, construction phase, and final approval upon completion. 

Adoption of the 2021 Building Codes Effective January 1st, 2024

The Building Department intends to adopt the 2021 ICC Building Codes with an effective date of January 1st, 2024 including the adoption of the ICC 2021 IBC, IRC, IECC, IEBC, IFGC, IPC, IMC, and IPMC section for Code Compliance work. Please take time to review the below Policy on the upcoming Code Adoption Deadline of January 1st, 2024 below. 

2018 ICC Currently Adopted Building Code  Information

Adoption of the 2023 National Electrical Code (NEC)

Routt County Building Code Adoption History 1972 to Present

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