Adopted Building Codes

Notice: The City of Allen’s proposed effective date for the new 2021 International Codes with amendments is currently scheduled for July 1, 2022. All building and fire code permit applications received on or after that day will be reviewed for compliance with the new codes.

Notice: Effective Sept. 1, 2019 the City adopted the following change in section R310.2.2 IRC: MemorandumFire Escape Ladder Certification

City Council approved the adoption of the 2018 ICC Building Codes and 2017 NEC on August 30, 2019 to be effective September 1, 2019. Please contact a Plans Examiner if you have any questions regarding your submission. 

2018 ICC Building Code Adoption Ordinance

International Building Code 2018
International Residential Code 2018
International Plumbing Code 2018
International Mechanical Code 2018
International Fuel Gas Code 2018
International Energy Conservation Code 2018
International Fire Code 2018
National Electrical Code 2017