Sheridan Colorado Roofing Codes

The Sheridan Colorado Roofing Codes apply to this municipality in Arapahoe County Colorado for roof repair and roof replacement for residential and commercial. Note that tile roofs must have an engineering report for roof structure and roof stability.

Information Updated On

1/3/19

Building Department Phone

303-438-3309

Inspection Line

303-762-2200

Fax

303-438-3398

Department Website

http://www.ci.sheridan.co.us/

Informational Handout

http://ci.sheridan.co.us/DocumentCenter/Home/View/244

Current Building Code

2015 IBC/IRC

Current Energy Code

2015 IECC

Requires a Building Permit

Yes

Other/Special Permits required

Tile roofs must have engineer report

Roof System/Fire Rating required for Residential Dwellings

Class A

Roof System/Fire Rating required for Commercial Buildings

Class A

Roof System/Fire Rating required for Multi-Family

Class A

Minimum designed wind speed rating

Manufacturere’s wind warranty must meet 100 MPH

Requires wind nailing

Yes

Inspectors carry ladders for the final

No

Requires midroof (in progress) inspection

Yes

Maximum number of layers of asphalt shingles permitted

One layer

Maximum number of layers of flat roof material permitted

Commercial built up roofs only, but must comply with IBC section 1510.3; complete tear off required for residential

Require a sheathing/decking inspection

No

Requires solid sheeting (plywood/OSB) over spaced decking

Yes

Maximum gap size for sheeting

¼ inch gap

Requires drip edge

Yes

Drip edge size minimum

1 x 2

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 2:12 up to 4:12

19” overlap of 15#

Underlayment required for 4:12 and above

15#

Type of valleys allowed

Both

Valley Underlayment/Material required for closed valleys

Ice and water

Valley Underlayment/Material required for open valleys

Ice and water under metal

Kick-out required on Step Flashing

Yes

Minimum curb height requirement

Yes

Chimney crickets requirement

30” or greater width

Requires ridge cap

No

Requires ventilation to meet building codes

Yes

Requires Soffit eave/vents

Yes – new construction only

Allows 90 lb rolled roofing on low slope heating living space

No

Slope

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