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Laramie County has adopted the 2015 Building Codes, effective January 1, 2017, with the following amendments:

At the Laramie County Board of Commissioners public hearing on July 15, 2014, the adoption of the 2014 edition of the National Electrical Code with modifications, and amendments to the adopted 2012 edition of the International Building Codes, were approved as shown below.

RESIDENTIAL

Table R301.2(1) CLIMATIC AND GEOGRAPHIC DESIGN CRITERIA

SNOW
GROUND
LOAD

WIND DESIGN SEISMIC
DESIGN
CATEGORY
SUBJECT TO
DAMAGE
FROM
Winter
Design
Temp
ICE BARRIER
UNDER-LAYMENT
REQUIRED
FLOOD
HAZARDS
AIR
FREEZING
INDEX
MEAN
ANNUAL
TEMP
  SPEED (mph)
Vult
Topographic Effects Special Wind Region Wind-borne debris zone   Weathering Frost Line depth Termite          
30lb/ft2 115 YES NO NO A-B SEVERE 36" NO -1 NO 2007 2000 46 deg

COMMERCIAL
Design Criteria for all Commercial projects shall be designed in accordance with 2015 IBC Chapter 16.
Ground Snow Load = 30lb/ft2
Wind Vult = 115 mph
Frost Line Depth = 36"

NEW INFORMATION

Laramie County intends to adopt the 2017 edition of the National Electrical Code.

An Open House will be held on Friday, December 15th from 4-6 pm at The Planning and Development Office, 3966 Archer Parkway, Cheyenne, Wyoming to discuss the adoption and enforcement of the 2017 N.E.C