Adopted Codes

Adopted codes establish provisions that adequately protect public health, safety, and welfare.  The Codes address structural strength, means of egress, sanitation, adequate lighting and ventilation, accessibility, energy conservation, and life safety in regard to new and existing buildings, facilities, and systems.

Permits are examined for compliance with the requirements of these codes and other pertinent laws or ordinances.  To schedule an appointment or to speak with a Plans Examiner about your project, please call 972-292-5301.

Adopted Codes

  • 2017 ACI Manual of Concrete Practice, ACI3182012
  • Annual Book of ASTM Standards, Volume 04.02 Concrete and Aggregates
  • 2017 National Electrical Code (NEC), with amendments, effective 01-01-2020, 19-11-98 (PDF)
  • 2016 National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Standard 13, effective 01-01-2020, 19-11-112 (PDF)
  • 2016 National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Standard 13R, effective 01-01-2020, 19-11-111 (PDF)
  • 2018 International Building Code (IBC), with amendments, effective 01-01-2020, 19-11-103 (PDF)
  • 2018 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), with amendments, effective 01-01-2020, 19-11-101 (PDF)
  • 2018 International Fire Code (IFC), with amendments, effective 01-01-2020, 19-11-113 (PDF)
  • 2018 International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC), with amendments, effective 01-01-2020, 19-11-97 (PDF)
  • 2018 International Mechanical Code (IMC), with amendments, effective 01-01-2020, 19-11-100 (PDF)
  • 2018 International Plumbing Code (IPC), with amendments, effective 01-01-2020, 19-11-99 (PDF)
  • 2018 International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC), with amendments, effective 12-10-2019, 19-11-96 (PDF)
  • 2018 International Residential Code (IRC), with amendments, effective 01-01-2020, 19-11-102 (PDF)
  • 2018 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code (ISPSC) (Residential), with amendments, effective 01-01-2020, 19-11-104 (PDF)

Please note captioned effective dates for each of the adopted codes with amendments.