Building Codes

Building codes are established to provide minimum standards to safeguard life and limb, health, property, and public welfare by regulating and controlling construction.  Effective January 17, 2020, the Town of Erie is currently under the following codes:

The Town will be updating to the 2020 Edition of the National Electric Code by August 2021.  

Design Criteria

Please design residential projects to comply with the following criteria
  • Snow load - 30 psf
  • Wind load - 142 mph V(ult)
  • Frost depth - 30 inches
  • Winter design temp - 0 degrees
  • Summer design temp - 91 degrees