Home Rule State, Colorado
|State Residential Building Code – 2018 IRC and Appendix Q
|Home Rule State
|Building Codes & Standards
|Office of Regulatory Oversight and the Department of Local Affairs - Division of Housing
The Office of Regulatory Oversight (ORO) oversees the regulatory functions of the Division of Housing. Specifically, state laws and rules governing the:
- Construction of factory-built structures (residential and nonresidential); 2.
- Sale and installation of manufactured homes;
- Site built construction of hotels, motels, and multi-family units in those areas of the state where no local building department exists;
- Standards for accessible housing; and
- Mobile home parks.
ORO is comprised of two parts: Building Codes & Standards Section and the Mobile Home Park Act Dispute Resolution & Enforcement Program.
Building Codes & Standards Section regulates the areas covered under #s 1-4. Click on the Building Codes & Standards Section link and then click on Administrative Rules. Page 10 says the Department of Local Affairs – Division of Housing has adopted the 2018 IRC with Appendix Q.
Mobile Home Park Oversight Program regulates mobile home parks.
Regulation occurs in partnership with local governments, the federal government, other state agencies, nonprofits, and the private sector
Department of Local Affairs – Division on Housing
Manufactured or Factory-Built Structures
Updated: April 2021 – Loran
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Building Code — Legislation that speaks to how to construct a tiny house.
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ADU — Accessory Dwelling Unit
DMV — Division of Motor Vehicles
IB — Industrialized Buildings
IRC — International Residential Code
PUD — Planned Unit Development
RV — Recreational Vehicle
SF — Single Family Dwelling
T — Transitional Housing
UDO — Unified Development Ordinance
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