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Laramie County has adopted the 2015 Building Codes,
effective January 1, 2017, with the following amendments:

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.

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 46 deg

COMMERCIAL
Design Criteria for all Commercial projects shall be designed in accordance with 2015 IBC Chapter 16.
Ground Snow Load = 30lb/ft2
Wind Vult = 115 mph
Frost Line Depth = 36"

17 NEC ADOPTED

On January 16, 2018, the Laramie County Commissioners approved the adoption of the 2017 National Electrical Code (17 NEC).

All applications submitted to our office after 01/16/18 shall be reviewed and inspected to the 17 NEC.

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