Building Department

The City of Alamosa has adopted the following codes:

The following building guides (provided by the Colorado Chapter of the ICC) are based on the 2015 ICC code required by the City of Alamosa.

Building Design Information:

  • Ground Snow Load: 30
  • Wind Design
    • Speed (MPH): 115/51
    • Topographic Effects: No
    • Special Wind Region: No
    • Wind-Borne Debris Zone: No
  • Seismic Design Category: C
  • Subject to Damage From:
    • Weathering: Severe
    • Frost Line Depth: 32"
    • Termite: Light-mod.
  • Winter Design Temp: -16F
  • Ice Barrier Underlayment Required: Yes
  • Flood Hazards: 1999
  • Air Freezing Index: 3000
  • Mean Annual Temp: 45