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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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  • Handrails

     

    From the 2012 International Residential Code unless otherwise indicated. 

    R311.7.8 - Handrails

    Handrails shall be provided on at least one side of each continuous run of treads or flight with four or more risers.

    R311.7.8.1 - Height

    Handrail height, measured vertically from the sloped plane adjoining the tread nosing, or finish surface of the ramp slope, shall not be less than 34 inches (864 mm) and not more than 38 inches (965 mm).

    Last Updated: 12-31-2013