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Laramie County has adopted the following 2018 International Codes with amendments effective January 1st, 2019

At the Laramie County Board of Commissioners public hearing on January 16, 2018, the adoption of the 2017 edition of the National Electrical Code was approved as shown below.


LARAMIE COUNTY DESIGN CRITERIA

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 45 deg

COMMERCIAL
Ground Snow Load = 30lb/ft2
Frost Line Depth = 36"
All other loading/structural design criteria shall be in accordance with 2018 IBC Chapter 16. *Note: All design criteria shall be provided on code study sheets for all projects.