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Nevada Building Codes

Codes

Adoption Info

INCORPORATED UPDATES
2018 Building Codes

Nevada State Public Works Division Adopted Standards
effective December 12, 2018
Original document
Nevada Administrative Code
Chapter 449 - Medical Facilities And Other Related Entities
Original document
Nevada Administrative Code Section 341
December 12, 2018
Original document


Notice:

The State of Nevada Public Works Division adopted the following codes for compliance and enforcement services on state owned land:

2018 International Building Code (IBC)
2018 International Residential Code (IRC)
2018 International Existing Building Code (IEBC)
2018 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC)
ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 90.1, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings
2017 National Electrical Code (NEC)
2018 Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC)
2018 Uniform Mechanical Code (UMC)
2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design

Please check with your local government office to understand which codes apply to your project.
FURTHER INFORMATION

Nevada Building Codes

The building codes of Nevada 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, Uniform Plumbing Code 2018, Uniform Mechanical Code 2018, 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.

Nevada building codes, including the fire and residential codes

Nevada Agencies

Department of Administration
State Public Works Division
Website: http://publicworks.nv.gov/

Offices:

Northern Office
Address: 515 E. Musser St., Suite 102, Carson City, NV 89701
Phone: (775) 684-4141
Fax: (775) 684-4142

Las Vegas Office
Address: 2300 McLeod St, Las Vegas, NV 89104
Phone: (702) 486-5115
Fax: (702) 486-5094

Nevada State Fire Marshal Division
Website: https://fire.nv.gov/
Address: 107 Jacobsen Way, Carson City, Nevada 89701
Phone: (775) 684-7500
Fax: (775) 684-7507

Division of Public and Behavioral Health (DPBH)
Board of Health
Website: https://dpbh.nv.gov/Boards/BOH/Board_of_Health_(BOH)_-_home/
Address: 4150 Technology Way, Carson City, NV 89706
Email: dpbh@health.nv.gov
Phone: 775-684-4200
Fax: 775-687-7570