Denver Building Codes

Codes
Building Code of City and County of Denver
adopts the IBC 2018 with amendments
Residential Code for One and Two-Family Dwellings of the City and County of Denver
adopts the IRC 2018 with amendments
Existing Building Code of the City and County of Denver
adopts the IEBC 2018 with amendments
Fire Code of the City and County of Denver
adopts the IFC 2018 with amendments
Plumbing Code of City and County of Denver
adopts the IPC 2018 with amendments
Plumbing Code of City and County of Denver
adopts the IPC 2018 with amendments
Mechanical Code of City and County of Denver
adopts the IMC 2018 with amendments
Fuel Gas Code of City and County of Denver
adopts the IFGC 2018 with amendments
Energy Conservation Code of the City and County of Denver
adopts the IECC 2018 with amendments
Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities 2009 of Denver
adopts the A117.1, 2009 without amendments
Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems 2016 of Denver
adopts the NFPA 13, 2016 without amendments
National Electrical Code 2020 of Colorado
adopts the NFPA 70, 2020 without amendments
National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code 2016 of Denver
adopts the NFPA 72, 2016 without amendments
Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators 2016 of Denver
adopts the ASME A17.1, 2016 without amendments
Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete of Denver
adopts the ACI 318 2014 with amendments
2019 Denver Green Code
adopts the IGCC 2018 without amendments
Administration of the 2019 Denver Building Code
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Adoption Info

INCORPORATED UPDATES
Amendments to the Building and Fire Code for the City and County of Denver
effective April 22, 2022
Original document
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Denver Building Codes

The building codes of Denver adopt the the International Building Code 2018 (IBC 2018), International Residential Code 2018 (IRC 2018), International Existing Building Code 2018 (IEBC 2018), International Fire Code 2018 (IFC 2018), International Plumbing Code 2018 (IPC 2018), International Plumbing Code 2018 (IPC 2018), International Mechanical Code 2018 (IMC 2018), International Fuel Gas Code 2018 (IFGC 2018), International Energy Conservation Code 2018 (IECC 2018), Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities, 2009, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, 2016, National Electrical Code, 2020, National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code, 2016, Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators, 2016, Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete 2014, and International Green Construction Code 2018 (IGCC 2018).

Denver building codes, including the fire and residential codes

Denver Agencies

Community Planning and Development
Website: https://www.denvergov.org/Government/Agencies-Departments-Offices/Agencies-Departments-Offices-Directory/Community-Planning-and-Development/Contact-CPD
Address: 201 W. Colfax Ave., Dept. 205 Denver, CO 80202
Phone: (720) 865-2700