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Adopted Building Codes

General Information

On August 6, 2014, the following building codes were unanimously passed and adopted by Town Council:

Effective September 16, 2014 all building permit applications submitted for review will need to be designed to meet the new codes. Please see Resolution 2014-926 and Ordinance 2014-A401 for additional information.

Additional Climatic And Geographic Design Criteria

  • Ground Snow Load: 20 LBS
  • Wind Design Speed: 90 MPH – Exposure C
  • Seismic Design Category: C
  • Weathering: Moderate
  • Frost Line Depth: 12 inches (305 mm)
  • Termite: Moderate To Heavy
  • Winter Design Temperature: 20 Degrees
  • Ice Barrier Underlaymment Required: No
  • Flood Hazards: Please Refer To Yavapai County Flood Control
  • Air Freezing Index: 194
  • Mean Annual Temperature: 53 Degrees
  • Climate Zone: 2B