NOTE: The Roofing Codes listed below change from time to time. We do our best to keep up with the changes, and these codes might not be completely up to date. This is meant to be used to provide a shortcut and helpful information. This information is not definitive. Denny’s Roofing cannot be held responsible if the building code is different from what is listed on this page. There should be a link in the material that will give you a hotlink to the local Building Department website. We highly recommend doing your own due diligence to be 100% accurate.
Some cities require an inspection after torn off, before new roof put on.
One Square Rule
Do they require full roof replacement once 100 sq ft of storm damage?
Is it required on the eaves?
Yes – minimum 24″ from exterior wall line.
Is it required or not?
High Wind Area
Do they allow 3 tab or not? DOUBLE CHECK WITH BUILDING DEPT!
Must meet 120 mile wind req.
Do they require solid sheathing? DOUBLE CHECK WITH BUILDING DEPT!
They don’t look at it.
Is Contractor required to provide inspection ladder?
Local City/County Roofing Code Links
It’s recognized that its not possible to show all rules and regs in all cases when re-roofing. Questions? Check with local Building Department for specifics.
Local City/County Building Department Website
Building Department- Code Questions