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Roof Snow
Live Load
on the roof 
Ground
Snow Load
Wind Speed 
(mph)
Seismic 
Design
Category
Weathring Frost 
Line Depth
Termite
40 psf 47 psf 120 Ultimate mph  C Severe 36" Slight/mod
Decay Winter Design
Temp
Ice Shield
Underlayment
Flood Hazard Air Freezing 
Index
Mean Annual
Temp
Slight -2 F Required Yes/10-15-85 2500 48 F
Click on the tabs to the left for more information on fees, permits, or contractors.

Click on the links below to download permit applications:

  The City of Rifle is under the 2015 International Codes.
A COMPLETE set of plans, as listed on the permit application, is required. 
If you don't know if a permit is required or not on a project, or need any help, please give the City of Rifle Building Department a call at 970-665-6461. 

Environmental Hazards
During construction builders are encouraged to identify and mitigate common environmental hazards.  Resources are available locally to provide assistance. Contact the following organizations for assistance with:

Asbestos: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment  cdphe.asbestos@state.co.us  website 

Radon: Garfield County Environmental Health - (970)665-6383 
website 

Mill Tailings: Garfield County Environmental Health - (970)625-5200; Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment - Grand Junction Office - (970)248-7164 
website 

Indoor Air Quality: Garfield County Environmental Health - website 

Lead: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment   -   comments.hmwmd@state.co.us website