Current Adopted Building Codes

The City of Jefferson has adopted the following codes, as amended by Chapter 8 Building and Regulations and Chapter 13 Fire Prevention and Protection of the City of Jefferson Code of Laws:

2009 International Building Code                                             2009 International Fire Code

2009 International Plumbing Code                                           2009 International Property Maintenance Code

2009 International Residential Code                                        2011 National Electrical Code

The United States Department of Justice has implemented American with Disabilities Act (ADA) design standards for accessible design.  Please refer to the following links for those regulations and standards:
                                                           ADA Standards for Accessible Design

                                                                    Small Business Primer

On August 22, 2017, ordinances were approved that adopted the 2015 ICC versions of the building codes with the 2014 NEC.  The new codes go into effect 60 days after approval which is October 21, 2017.  The new codes are:

2015 International Building Code                                             2015 International Fire Code
2015 International Plumbing Code                                           2015 International Property Maintenance Code
2015 International Residential Code                                        2014 National Electrical Code
2015 International Existing Building Code                                2015 International Mechanical Code
2015 International Fuel Gas Code                                            2015 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code