Park County Colorado Roofing Codes

The Park County Colorado Roofing Codes have some differences from other roofing codes in Colorado for roof repair and roof replacement. Roofing contractors in Park County are aware of these roofing codes and strictly adhere to them.

Information Updated On

1/3/19

Building Department Phone

719-836-4255

Fax

719-836-4268

Department Website

http://www.parkco.us/75/Building

Current Building Code

2012 IBC/IRC

Current Energy Code

Yes

Requires a Building Permit

Yes

Roof System/Fire Rating required for Residential Dwellings

Class C

Roof System/Fire Rating required for Commercial Buildings

Class A

Roof System/Fire Rating required for Multi-Family

Class A

Requires wind nailing

Yes

Inspectors carry ladders for the final

No

Requires midroof (in progress) inspection

Yes, at 100% underlayment (no shingles)

Maximum number of layers of asphalt shingles permitted

One layer

Maximum number of layers of flat roof material permitted

One layer

Require a sheathing/decking inspection

No

Requires solid sheeting (plywood/OSB) over spaced decking

Yes

Minimum gap size for sheeting

3/16

Requires drip edge

Yes

Drip edge size minimum

Per Code

Requires Rake/Gable metal edging

Yes

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

Yes

Distance inside warm wall

24”

Underlayment required for 4:12 and above

Per Code

Type of valleys allowed

Both

Valley Underlayment/Material required for closed valleys

Either

Valley Underlayment/Material required for open valleys

Either

Chimney crickets requirement

30” or greater width

Requires ridge cap

Yes

Requires ventilation to meet building codes

Yes

Permits Soffit eave/vents

Yes

Allows 90 lb rolled roofing on low slope heating living space

No

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