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Loveland Colorado Roofing Codes

Qualified roofing contractors in Loveland are up to date on the Loveland Colorado roofing codes as they apply to both home and business roof repair and replacements.

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Department Website

Informational Handout

Current Building Code

2012 IBC

Current Energy Code

2014 NEC

Requires a Building Permit


Minimum sustained wind speed rating for Asphalt Shingles

100 mph

Other wind speed rating

Exposure C

ASTM Standard for wind rating

ASTM D 3161 Class F

Requires wind nailing

Yes, 6 nails on all asphalt

Inspectors carry ladders for the final

No, and will not enter a fence to access a ladder without permission or when pets are present

Requires midroof (in progress) inspection


Requires final inspection


Maximum number of layers of asphalt shingles permitted

Two layers

Require a sheathing/decking inspection


Requires solid sheeting (plywood/OSB) over spaced decking


Maximum gap size for sheeting

½ inch

Requires drip edge


Drip edge size minimum

At all edges

Enforces the use of Self Adhering Underlayment (i.e., Ice & Water)


Distance inside warm wall

24 inches

Chimney crickets requirement

30 inches or greater width

Requires ventilation to meet building codes

Yes – per IRC 806 or IBC sec 1203

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