Routt (County), Colorado
|Name||Residential Building Code – 2018 IRC and Appendix Q|
|Municipal Code||Building Standards Code|
|Authority||Routt County Regional Building Department|
Tiny House can be constructed on site as a permanent dwelling unit in accordance with the current adopted Building Codes. Routt County Regional Building Department (RCBD) reviews permit applications in accordance with the 2018 International Residential Building Code and the recently adopted Appendix Q from the 2018 IRC to allow additional design options for tiny homes. (Resolution No. 2020 – Page 7: https://co.routt.co.us/DocumentCenter/View/11250/Resolution-No-2020-067Amending-Restating-Building-Codes) (PLEASE NOTE: Since this is a recent change, some documentation will still mention IRC 2015.)
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Tiny Home Construction Informational Brochure: http://co-routtcounty.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/6877/Tiny-Home-Code-Informational-Brochure?bidId=
Other Building Code Handouts:
Routt County Regional Building Department (Building Permits)
136 6th Street, Ste 201
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
Routt County Planning Department (Valid & Legal Access)
Routt County Environmental Health (Wastewater: black & grey)
Division of Water Resources (Water Provisions)
Updated: February 2021 – Loran
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Building Code — Legislation that speaks to how to construct a tiny house.
Zoning Code — Legislation that speaks to how the lot will be used.
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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