Adopted Codes & Manuals

In the City of Greenwood Village, "adopted codes and manuals" refer to the official sets of rules, regulations, and guidelines mandated by the City to govern aspects such as building construction, electrical installations, fire safety, and more. These are implemented to ensure residents' safety, welfare, and health. The adopted codes are customized to meet the specific needs and circumstances of Greenwood Village. The City continually updates these codes to align with new technologies, knowledge, and best practices, securing the ongoing safety and functionality of infrastructures and services in the city. For detailed information on these adopted codes and manuals, refer to the categories below:

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  1. Building Codes

Building codes are the minimum design and construction requirements to ensure safe and resilient structures. The primary purpose of building codes is to protect public health, safety, and general welfare, as they relate to the construction and occupancy of buildings and structures. These codes reduce casualties, costs, and damage by creating more substantial buildings to withstand disasters.

The City of Greenwood Village is operating under the following construction codes:

  • 2018 International Building Code (IBC) 
  • 2018 International Residential Code (IRC)
  • 2018 International Fire Code (IFC) 
  • 2018 International Plumbing Code (IPC)
  • 2018 International Mechanical Code (IMC)
  • 2018 International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC)
  • 2018 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC)
  • 2018 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code (ISPSC)
  • 2017 National Electrical Code (NEC)
  • 2018 International Existing Building Code (IEBC)
  • ICC/ANSI A117.1-2017 American National Standard - Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities (ANSI)


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  1. Comprehensive Plan
  1. Construction Hours
  1. Construction Site Manual
  1. Drainage Manual
  1. Energy Requirements
  1. Land Development Code
  1. Nuisance Codes

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