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Posted on: February 8, 2024

Building Code Adoption

Please note: Clear Creek County is currently in the process of adopting the 2021 International Code Council code series, under Resolution #24-16, to include the 2021 International Residential Code, 2021 International Building Code, 2021 International Mechanical Code, 2021 International Plumbing Code, 2021 International Fuel Gas Code, 2021 International Energy Conservation Code, and amendments to said Codes has been proposed. Additionally, a resolution #24-17, to separate building fee schedules from 2021 Code adoption will be presented for approval as well.

The Board of County Commissioners, Clear Creek County, Colorado will convene a public hearing to approve, disapprove or approve with conditions said Codes at a regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, March 5, 2024, at 8:30 AM at the Clear Creek County Courthouse, 6th and Argentine Streets, Georgetown, Colorado, where and when all parties may appear and be heard.

The text of the proposed codes may be reviewed at the Clear Creek County Building Department located at the Clear Creek County Annex at 1111 Rose St., Georgetown, CO. The area to be covered under the proposed codes will include all of unincorporated Clear Creek County. If you have any further questions or comments, please direct them to Fred Rollenhagen, P.O. Box 2000, Georgetown, Colorado 80444 or call 303-679-2360 or email to

Once approved, the adopted building codes are proposed to go into effect on August 5, 2024. Any permit application filed on August 5, 2024 or later will be required to meet all adopted codes and amendments. Prior to August 5, 2024, all permit applications must meet current code requirements.

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