Adopted Codes & Amendments


Effective August 1, 2023 City of Wheat Ridge will be enforcing the 2023 National Electric Code, as adopted by the State of Colorado. 

Effective August 1, 2020 City of Wheat Ridge will be enforcing the 2020 National Electrical Code, as adopted by the State of Colorado. 

Effective December 1, 2014 mid-roof inspections will be required for all asphalt roof coverings.

Effective January 31, 2020 Building & Inspection Services will be enforcing Appendix F (Radon Control Methods) and Appendix T (Solar Ready Provisions) of the 2018 International Residential Code, and section 306.2 (Moderate-hazard factory industrial, Group F-1) of the 2018 International Building Code. See amendments for specific requirements.

Effective July 1, 2020 Building & Inspection Services will be enforcing the 2018 International Codes as adopted by City Council on January 13, 2020. Amendments to each are listed below:

• 2018 International Building Code Amendments
• 2018 International Mechanical Code Amendments 
• 2018 International Plumbing Code Amendments 
• 2018 International Energy Conservation Code Amendments 
• 2018 International Residential Code Amendments 
• 2018 International Fire Code Amendments 
• 2018 International Fuel Gas Code Amendments 
 2018 International Existing Building Code Amendments
• 2018 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code Amendments
• 2018 International Property Maintenance Code Amendments
• NFPA 99 Standards for Health Care Facilities, 2018 Edition
• Uniform Code for the Abatement of Dangerous Buildings, 1997 Edition

Code Books

Code books are available for purchase through the Jefferson county Building Division or the ICC Store.

International Code Council I-Code Editions can be found at putting the mouse on I-codes, selecting the year (City of Wheat Ridge is currently under the 2018), and selecting the book needing reference.  From there, you can select the code edition.