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.

Information Updated On

1/2/19

Building Department Phone

970-962-2505

Inspection Line

970-962-2100

Fax

970-962-2904

Department Website

http://www.cityofloveland.org/index.aspx?page=121

Informational Handout

http://www.cityofloveland.org/Home/ShowDocument?id=25147

Current Building Code

2012 IBC

Current Energy Code

2014 NEC

Requires a Building Permit

Yes

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

Yes

Requires final inspection

Yes

Maximum number of layers of asphalt shingles permitted

Two layers

Require a sheathing/decking inspection

Yes

Requires solid sheeting (plywood/OSB) over spaced decking

Yes

Maximum gap size for sheeting

½ inch

Requires drip edge

Yes

Drip edge size minimum

At all edges

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

Yes

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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