Building code revisions pass first reading
New building codes for Green River passed their first reading July 5 during a Green River City Council meeting.
The codes in consideration are mandated by the State of Wyoming. Wyoming State Statute says towns with local jurisdiction must adopt the same codes the state adopts. Councilman Gary Killpack asked why the state is making Green River adopt these codes. Community Development Director Laura Profaizer and Senior Building Inspector David Allred explained that if the city does not adopt the codes, Green River will lose home rule.
Anyone who wants to build has to get inspections prior t...