Codes are Standards that are Adopted in City of Dallas, TX

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Codes & Standards listed below are adopted & ordained by the by City of Council of the City of Dallas and they are enforced by Sustainable Development and Construction Department. Sustainable Development and Construction is a combination of former departments – and divisions within other departments – that provided permit and plan review, approval and inspection services for private development.

City of Dallas – Adopted Codes & StandardsEffective from November 1, 2013:

  • International Building Code / 2012
  • International Existing Building Code / 2003
  • International Energy Conservation Code / 2009
  • International Fire Code / 2006
  • International Fuel Gas Code / 2012
  • International Mechanical Code / 2012
  • International Plumbing Code / 2012
  • International Residential Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings / 2012
  • NFPA 70: National Electrical Code / 2011

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