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    Jefferson County Building Safety

    buildingsafety@jeffco.us
    303-271-8260

    Monday - Friday
    7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

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    100 Jefferson County Parkway
    Suite 3540
    Admin and Courts Facility
    Golden, CO 80419-3540

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  • Ceiling Height

     

    From the 2015 International Residential Code unless otherwise indicated.

    R305.1 - Minimum Height

    Habitable space, hallways and portions of basements containing these spaces shall have a ceiling height of not less than 7 feet (2134 mm). Bathrooms, toilet rooms, and laundry rooms shall have a ceiling height of not less than 6 feet 8 inches (2032 mm).

    R305.1.1 - Basements

    Portions of basements that do not contain habitable space or hallways shall have a ceiling height of not less than 6 feet 8 inches (2032mm).

    Exception: At beams, girders, ducts or other obstructions, the ceiling height shall be not less than 6 feet 4 inches (1931 mm) from the finished floor.

     

    Last Updated: 1-11-2016