Codes

Humboldt County Basic Design Requirements

  • Seismic Design Category
    • IRC - D1
    • IBC - D
  • Live Load - 20 pounds
  • Ground Snow Load 
    • Up to 5,000 feet elevation - 5 pounds 
    • Over 5,000 feet elevation - 10 pounds
  • Wind
    • IRC -90 mph fastest mile; 105 miles per hour 3-second gust, Exposure C
    • IBC - 90 mph Vasd (nominal design wind speed) 115 miles per hour Vult (ultimate design) Exposure C
  • Frost Depth - 24 inches

Ordinance 09-03-19

Humboldt County has adopted by Ordinance 11-04-13a the following codes:

  • 2018 International Building Code
  • 2018 International Residential Code
  • 2018 International Fire Code
  • 2009 International Energy Conservation Code
  • 2017 National Electric Code
  • 2018 Uniform Plumbing Code
  • 2018 Uniform Mechanical Code
  • Nevada Revised Statue Chapter 489 (Mobile Homes and Similar Vehicles; Manufactured Homes)
  • Building Ordinance 09-03-19 (PDF)
  • 2018 Code Amendments (PDF)

Ordinance 03-07-16

Humboldt County has adopted by Ordinance 01-05-09 the following ordinance: