Adopted Codes and Regulations

2018 Adopted Ordinance 008(C) and Updated Fee Schedule

2019 Code Adoptions

Mesa County Building Department has adopted the following codes effective January 1, 2019 with full implementation by July 1, 2019.

  • 2018 International Building Code
  • 2018 International Residential Code
  • 2018 International Fuel Gas Code
  • 2018 International Mechanical Code
  • 2018 International Plumbing Code
  • 2018 Existing Building Code
  • 2009 International Energy Conservation Code
  • 2017 National Electrical Code

 

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Area Ground Snow Load Non-Reducible Wind Stagnation Pressure at 30 Ft. Ht. Basic Wind Speed (residential only)
Grand Junction & surrounding area 30# 13 90
DeBeque 30# 13 90
Mesa 40# 13 90
Powderhorn 90# 17 95
Molina 40# 13 90
Plateau City 40# 13 90
Collbran 40# 13 90
Vega Area 70# 13 90
Mesa Lakes 100# 13 95
Little Park 30# 13 90
Glade Park Store & within a 2 mi radius 30# 13  90
Glade Park Area Contact Building Dept. 13 Contact Building Dept.
Gateway 30# 13 90
Elevation Ground Snow Load Non- Reducible Wind Stagnation Pressure at 30 Ft. Ht. Basic Wind Speed (residential only)
4,000-5,500 FT 30# 13 90
5,501-6,500 FT 40# 13 90
6,501-7,500 FT 50# 13 90
7,501-8,500 FT 70# 13 90
8,501-9,500 FT 90# 17 95
9,501-11,000 FT 100# 17 95