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IMPORTANT NOTICE: Check with your local fire district before starting your do-it-yourself, residential or commercial project. The local fire district has individual authority to enforce fire code standards beyond the county's requirements. Coordinating and cooperating with your local fire district early in the process may prevent costly alterations to your do-it-yourself, residential or commercial project and ensure compliance with all applicable health and safety standards.
Building design per Table R301.2 (1) of the 2015 Jefferson County Residential Code Supplement.
Two complete sets of plans - one electronic, one paper approved by Planning and Zoning. Plans and documents should be oriented, consistent and of sufficient detail to allow construction without the need for further information from the designer. Architectural and structural plans shall be drawn to an acceptable, approved, scale (1/4" resdential scale and 1/8" min commercial scale), dimensioned and consisting of, but not limited to the following:
On first page, consisting of:
Shall require Colorado engineer or architect stamp*
May require Colorado engineer or architect stamp. When required, this stamp must appear on each sheet of design drawings and all other submitted documents.
Windows, doors, vents, beams, posts, joist, rafters, headers, trusses, etc.
Four for new structures (less for some additions); shall show dimensions, grade levels, windows, doors, roof coverings, identification of exterior materials, guardrails, steps, stairs, basement lines, decks, patio covers and porches
Section through building showing framing details, flooring, decking, insulation, U factors and R values, basement walls, floor and foundation.
New homes - four methods
See documents at the bottom of page
Letters from engineers or architects concerning roof dead-loads on tile roofs, cantilevers, beams, steel beam sizes, post and beam construction or any additional information the plans examiner deems necessary to insure code compliance. Failure to provide required items could result in a hold on permit issuance.
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