Longmont:Building Code Update

Longmont is reviewing the 2015 international building codes, but a group of building professionals is not suggesting any new and expensive requirements for residential construction. In fact, the group is recommending the current code be amended to push back the residential fire suppression sprinkler requirement until 2019. City staff and the professionals had concerns about theContinue reading “Longmont:Building Code Update”

City of Greeley Working on 2012 Building Codes

Greeley will be the first jurisdiction in Northern Colorado to consider the adoption of the 2012 International Building Codes. After a preliminary review, Tim Swanson, the Chief Building Official for the City of Greeley says the 2012 Model Code does not include any major changes for residential buildings. The controversial residential sprinkler requirement remains inContinue reading “City of Greeley Working on 2012 Building Codes”