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Building Codes and Information

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Current Code References

The City of Tyler is currently enforcing the following codes:

The following NEW CODES have been adopted by the City of Tyler and will be required on all Building Plans beginning August 1, 2018

  • 2015 International Residential Code, August 2018
  • 2015 International Building Code, August 2018
  • 2015International Energy Conservation Code, August 2018
  • 2015 International Mechanical Code, August 2018
  • 2015 International Plumbing Code, August 2018
  • 2015 International Fuel Gas Code, August 2018
  • 2017 National Electrical Code, August 2018
  • 2015 Existing Building Code, August 2018
  • 2015 International Fire Code, August 2018

You may purchase any of the above code books by contacting one of the following sources

  • International Code Council
  • 2015 International Energy Conservation Code
    Commercial and Residential check forms are available for download at energycodes.gov/rescheck
  • 2017 National Electrical Code
    Copies of the Electrical Code book are available from nfpa.org.
  • Texas Accessibility Code
    Available Online! or copies of this code may be obtained by contacting:
    Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
    Architectural Barriers Section
    P.O. Box 12157
    Austin, Texas 78711
    Phone: 1-800-803-9202