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.

Local adoption and amendments of the 2023 National Electrical Code, 2023 NEC Working Public Comment (PDF)

Building Inspections is seeking public comment on the local adoption and amendment of the 2023 National Electrical Code (NEC). All comments may be forwarded to [email protected] for consideration.

Adopted Codes

  • Significant Changes to The IBC & IRC With Local Amendments (PDF)
  • 2017 ACI Manual of Concrete Practice, ACI3182012
  • Annual Book of ASTM Standards, Volume 04.02 Concrete and Aggregates
  • 2023 National Electrical Code (NEC), with amendments, effective 02-16-2024, 2024-01-02 (PDF)
  • 2021 International Building Code (IBC), with amendments, effective 01-01-2023, 2022-11-59 (PDF)
  • 2021 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), with amendments, effective 01-01-2023, 2022-11-57(PDF)
  • 2021 International Fire Code (IFC), with amendments, effective 01-01-2023, 2022-12-67 (PDF)
  • 2021 International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC), with amendments, effective 01-01-2023, 2022-11-53 (PDF)
  • 2021 International Mechanical Code (IMC), with amendments, effective 01-01-2023, 2022-11-56 (PDF)
  • 2021 International Plumbing Code (IPC), with amendments, effective 01-01-2023, 2022-11-55 (PDF)
  • 2021 International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC), with amendments, effective 01-01-2023, 2022-11-52 (PDF).
  • 2021 International Residential Code (IRC), with amendments, effective 01-01-2023, 2022-11-58 (PDF)
  • 2021 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code (ISPSC) (Residential), with amendments, effective 01-01-2023, 2022-11-60 (PDF) 
  • 2021 International Existing Building Code (IEBC), with amendments, effective 01-01-2023, 2022-11-61(PDF).

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