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Building Codes

Phone: 913-715-2200

111 S Cherry, Suite 3500, Olathe, KS 66061

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The Johnson County Building Codes department is dedicated to improving public safety in the built environment through the development and promotion of uniform codes and standards, enhancement of professionalism in code administration, and facilitating acceptance of innovative building products and systems.

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The Johnson County Codes Department is dedicated to public safety in the built environment countywide through development and promotion of uniform codes and standards, enhancement of professionalism in code administration, and facilitation of acceptance of innovative building products and systems.

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Johnson County (Unincorporated) Cold Weather Requirements
December 8, 2016

Johnson County (Unincorporated) Cold Weather Requirements

The temperature must be 20-22° F (or -6 C or above) and rising to pour footings.  The temperature must be 30° F (or -1 C or above) and rising to pour walls.  When air temperature is below 40° F (or +4 or above), or forecast to fall below 40°during the next 24 hours, weather protection must be on the project site in order to receive a passing inspection.  Blankets, straw and tented plastic with heat may be considered as adequate for weather protection.

ACI Standard 318

5.12   – Cold weather requirements

512.1 – Adequate equipment shall be provided for heating concrete material and protecting concrete  during freezing or near-freezing weather.

512.2 – All concrete materials and all reinforcement, forms, fillers, and ground with which concrete is to come in contact shall be free from frost.

512.3 – Frozen material or materials containing ice shall not be used.

See below for weather line #’s and weather webs.

Weather Area Forecast – Kansas Serving the New Century Area   913-831-4141

Weather or Not Inc. – Serving the New Century Area  913-722-3955

World Weather, Inc. – 913-383-1161

Kansas Turnpike Authority – 913-721-1242