Austin Building Codes

Adoption Info

INCORPORATED UPDATES
Article 1. - Building Code
effective September 1, 2021
Original document
Article 4. - Electrical Code
effective September 1, 2021
Original document
Article 5. - Mechanical Code
effective September 1, 2021
Original document
Article 6. - Plumbing Code
effective September 1, 2021
Original document
Article 7. - Fire Code
effective September 1, 2021
Original document
Article 8. - Wildland-urban Interface Code
effective September 1, 2021
Original document
Article 9. - Property Maintenance Code
effective September 1, 2021
Original document
Article 10. - Existing Building Code
effective September 1, 2021
Original document
Article 11. - Residential Code
effective September 1, 2021
Original document
Article 12. - Energy Code
effective September 1, 2021
Original document
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Austin Building Codes

The building codes of Austin adopt the the International Building Code 2021 (IBC 2021), International Residential Code 2021 (IRC 2021), International Existing Building Code 2021 (IEBC 2021), International Fire Code 2021 (IFC 2021), International Energy Conservation Code 2021 (IECC 2021), International Property Maintenance Code 2021 (IPMC 2021), International Swimming Pool and Spa Code 2018 (ISPSC 2018), International Wildland-Urban Interface Code 2015 (IWUIC 2015), Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities, 2017, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, 2019, National Electrical Code, 2020, Uniform Plumbing Code 2021, Uniform Mechanical Code 2021, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, 2019, Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators, 2019, and the Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete 2019.

Austin building codes, including the fire and residential codes

Austin Agencies

City of Austin
Development Services Department
Website: https://www.austintexas.gov/dsd
Address: City of Austin Permitting and Development Center, 6310 Wilhelmina Delco Dr., Austin, TX 78752
P.O. Box: 1088 Austin, TX 78767
Phone: 3-1-1

City of Austin
Fire Marshal's Office
Website: https://www.austintexas.gov/department/fire-marshals-office
Address: 6310 Wilhelmina Delco Dr, Austin TX 78752
Phone: 512-974-0160