South Dakota Building Codes

Adoption Info

NOTICE:

The South Dakota Department of Public Safety adopts the International Building Code, 2015 edition; International Fire Code, 2015 edition; and the International Mechanical Code, 2015 edition as modified in the South Dakota Administrative Rules, Chapter 61:15:01.

The South Dakota Codified Laws, Chapter 11-10 Building Codes and Standards states that if a local unit of government adopts any standards for new construction, it shall comply with the 2021 edition of the International Building Code. If a local unit of government has not adopted any standards for new construction, they must follow the 2021 edition of the International Building Code. South Dakota also adopts the 2009 edition of the International Energy Conservation Code as the voluntary standard applying to the construction of new residential buildings. If the governing body of any local unit of government adopts any ordinance prescribing standards for maintenance of existing structures and premises, the ordinance shall comply with the 2021 edition of the International Property Maintenance Code.

INCORPORATED UPDATES
South Dakota Administrative Rules
Chapter 61:15:01
Fire Safety Standards
effective October 17, 2016
Original document
Adopted Code with Exceptions
effective 7/1/2020
Original document
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South Dakota Building Codes

The building codes of South Dakota adopt the the International Building Code 2015 (IBC 2015), International Fire Code 2015 (IFC 2015), International Mechanical Code 2015 (IMC 2015), National Electrical Code, 2020, and the Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete 2014.

South Dakota building codes, including the fire and residential codes

South Dakota Agencies

Department of Labor and Regulation
Website: https://dlr.sd.gov/default.aspx
Address: 123 W. Missouri Ave., Pierre, SD 57501
Phone: 605.773.3101
Fax: 605.773.6184

South Dakota State Fire Marshal
Website: https://dps.sd.gov/emergency-services/state-fire-marshal
Address: 118 West Capitol Avenue • Pierre, SD 57501
Phone: (605) 773-3562