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    Jefferson County Building Safety


    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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  • Garages and Carports


    From the 2015 International Residential Code unless otherwise indicated. 

    R302.5.1 - Opening Protection

    Openings from a private garage directly into a room used for sleeping purposes shall not be permitted. Other openings between the garage and residence shall be equipped with solid wood doors not less than 1 3/8 inches (35 mm) in thickness, solid, or honeycomb-core, steel doors not less than 1 3/8 inches thick (35 mm), or 20-minute fire-rated doors, equipped with a self-closing device.

    Last Updated: 1-8-2016