Hutchinson Roofing Requirements

  • 2018 IBC and IRC are current adopted codes for the City of Hutchinson.
  • Chapter 9 of the 2018 International Residential Code (ICC)
  • The Hutchinson Board of Appeals met and heard an appeal on September 6, 2013 at 10:00 AM and determined by a 4-2 vote that 1" nominal lumber is not approved to be used at solid decking according to the International Residential Code.
  • R905.2.8.1 Base and Cap flashing. In accordance with the manufacture's installation instructions.
  • R908.3.1.1 recovering versus replacement. New roof coverings shall not be installed without first removing existing roof coverings where any of the following conditions occur: #3 where the existing roof has two or more applications of any type of roof covering.
  • R903.2 Flashing. Flashings shall be installed in such a manner so as to protect moisture entering the wall and roof through joints in copings, through moisture permeable materials, and at intersections with parapet walls and other penetrations through the roof plane.
  • Drip edge is required on all roof replacements.
  • Roof Ventilation. R806 Roof Ventilation is required per this chapter.
  • Commercial roofing requirements from the IBC Code and/or designer.
  • Ice barrier (ice and water shield) is required per R905.1.2.

****Intermediate inspection is required.