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:


2015 International Building Code                                           2015 International Fire Code

2015 International Residential Code                                      2014 National Electrical Code

2015 International Existing Building Code                              2015 International Mechanical Code

2015 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code                 2015 International Plumbing Code

2015 International Property Maintenance Code                     2015 International Fuel Gas 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 went into effect 60 days after approval which was October 21, 2017.