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Adopted Building Codes

As of September 1, 2018 the 2015 Editions of the ICC's International Codes and the 2017 Edition of the National Electrical Code with the applicable amendments as noted in Title 14 of the Lakewood Municipal Code will be effective.


Applications for permits made prior to September 1, 2018 may meet the requirements of the 2009 Codes or the 2015 Codes.  Applications made on or after September 1, 2018 must meet the requirements of the 2015 Codes.


All plans submitted on or after September 1, 2011, must be designed to the codes listed below.


These codes may be purchased through the International Code Council:


2009 International Building Code

2009 International Residential Code

2009 Existing Building Code

2009 International Plumbing Code

2009 International Mechanical Code

2009 International Fuel Gas Code

2009 International Energy Conservation Code

2009 International Fire Code

2011 National Electrical Code

1997 Uniform Code for the Abatement of Dangerous Buildings

1994 Uniform Housing Code


Lakewood Amendments to the Building Codes


Links to other agencies:

West Metro Fire Protection District

Jefferson County Health Department (Plan review for all new food establishments)

State of Colorado

Office of Oil and Public Safety

Boiler Inspections and Plan Review

Elevator and Conveyance Inspections and Plan Review



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