Nebraska Building Codes

Codes

Adoption Info

INCORPORATED UPDATES
Legislative Bill 348
effective September 1, 2019
Original document
Legislative Bill 409
effective August 29, 2019
Original document
FURTHER INFORMATION
Nebraska Legislature

As noted by the Nebraska Legislature:
  • Chapter 13 of the International Building Code 2018 (IBC 2018) is to be replaced by Chapter 13 of the International Building Code 2009 (IBC 2009).
  • Chapter 11 of the International Residential Code 2018 (IRC 2018) is to be replaced by Chapter 11 of the International Residential Code 2009 (IRC 2009). Section R313 is not adopted.

Nebraska Building Codes

The building codes of Nebraska adopt the the International Building Code 2018 (IBC 2018), International Residential Code 2018 (IRC 2018), International Existing Building Code 2018 (IEBC 2018), International Energy Conservation Code 2018 (IECC 2018), Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities, 2009, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, 2016, National Electrical Code, 2017, National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code, 2016, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, 2016, Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete 2014, Guidelines for Design and Construction of Hospitals 2018, Guidelines for Design and Construction of Outpatient Facilities 2018, and the Guidelines for Design and Construction of Residential Health, Care, and Support Facilities 2018.

Nebraska building codes, including the fire and residential codes

Nebraska Agencies

Nebraska State Fire Marshal Agency
Website: https://sfm.nebraska.gov
Address: 246 South 14th Street, Suite 1, Lincoln NE 68508-1804
Phone: 402-471-2027
Fax: 402-471-3118

Nebraska Legislature
Unicameral Information Office
Website: https://nebraskalegislature.gov
Email: uio@leg.ne.gov
Phone: (402)471-2788
Fax: (402)471-2126