Arvada Colorado Roofing Codes

The City of Arvada Colorado follows the 2015 IBC codes and the 2015 IRC.

Items that the City Requires are below.
Max number of layers: 1
reroof with shakes:
Ice and water required: No
Rake or Eave metal required: Yes
Rolled roofing allowed: Yes, unless under 1/12 pitch
Felt: double layer required between 2/12 and 4/12
Cricket required for chimney 30" and over: Yes
Planked Decking allowed: Yes with up to 1/2" gap
Furnace flue must be replaced if rusted or damaged if you completing roof



Inspection process:
Must have 2 story ladder posted (over 12')
MID-ROOF inspections are required for low slope, tile, special roofs or special conditions
Ladders: homeowners and contractors do not need to provide a ladder for eave heights less than 12 feet. For eave heights more than 12 feet, please add a note and phone number to your inspection requests indicating a ladder will need to be placed for the inspection. They will call to arrange an inspection time for roofs where a homeowner/contractor needs to place a tall ladder.


Link to ICC for Arvada (Click Here)
Arvada Residential Roofing Requirements (Click Here)
Arvada Commercial Roofing Requirements (Click Here)

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