Day: January 30, 2010

Jefferson County Defensible Space Permit Requirement

Jefferson County Colorado requires a Defensible Space Permit, (wildfire thinning), for all new developments in the Wildfire Overlay Zone District above 6,400 feet in elevation.  This permit must be issued before submitting for a building permit.  Jeffco Planning and Zoning will provide you with a list of approved Forester contractors that offer the service.  They …

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Jefferson County Code Supplement Deletes 2009 Residential Fire Sprinkling Requirements

Although Jefferson County has been one of the first counties in the state to adopt the 2009 International Codes, the 2009 Jefferson County Residential Code Supplement states that Section 313 for Automatic Fire Sprinkler Systems has been “deleted in it’s entirety” from their adoption of the new code. Although Automatic Fire Sprinkler Systems are often …

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