Currently Adopted Building Code and Sustainable Building Code

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Currently Adopted Building Code and Sustainable Building Code

What building code does Breckenridge use?


As of March 14, 2014,  Breckenridge is using the 2012 International Building Code, the 2012 International Residential Code (and Appendix Chapters  F, G & K), the 2012 International Mechanical Code (and Appendix A), the 2012 International Plumbing Code (including  Appendices),  the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code, the 2014 National Electrical Code, the 2006 ICC Electrical Code-Administrative Provisions, the 2012 International Fuel Gas Code (and Appendices A & B), and  the 1997 Uniform Code for the Abatement of Dangerous Buildings.


There are adopted amendments to all of the above codes. To access these amendments please see our Amendment Package.


Building codes are not available electronically but can be purchased at


Contact the Building Division at (970) 453-3180 if you have further questions.


Amendment Package


FAQ (Excerpts from the amendments):

Ø  Sustainable Building Code
Ø  Section R313 Dwelling Unit Fire Sprinkler Systems and Internal Fire Protection. 

Ø  Building, Mechanical and Plumbing Permit Fee Schedule

Memo to Council Regarding Code Amendments







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