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General Construction Code Information

For text of amendments adopted by the City please go to chapter 28 of the Municipal Code Corporation website. The City of Denton operates under the following amended codes for permits issued after September 1, 2015:

Online Access to Building Codes below:
International Building Codes Online:   http://publicecodes.cyberregs.com/icod/index.htm

The 2012 International Building Code
The 2012 International Residential Code
The 2012 International Fuel Gas Code
The 2012 International Energy Conservation Code
The 2012 International Mechanical Code
The 2012 International Plumbing Code
The 2011 National Electrical Code
The 2012 International Fire Code

Proposed 2012 COG Amendments with Denton Amendments 
Proposed 2012 COG Amendments with Denton Amendments

2012 Building Codes: Builders' Luncheon Power Point Presentation
Building Inspection 2012 Codes- Builders' Luncheon 8-26-15
For questions regarding "Builders' Luncheon Power Point 8-26-15" please contact
Rodney Patterson, Building Official at 940-349-8539 or Rodney.Patterson@cityofdenton.com 

ENFORCEMENT OF BUILDING CODES BEGAN September 1, 2015

2012 Building Codes    2012 Building Codes 2015-199 
2011 Electrical Codes   2011 Electrical Codes 2012-227 
2012 Energy Codes    2012 Energy Code Ordinance

ENFORCEMENT OF FIRE CODE BEGAN SEPTEMBER 25, 2012
2012 Fire Codes    2012 Fire Code 2015-197

Other Codes and Information:
Building Code Adoption History    Building Code Adoption History
Commercial Permit - Final Inspection Checklist    Commercial Building Permit Final Inspection Checklist
Credit Access Business Code   Denton City Ordinance Credit Access Businesses
Denton Development Code    Denton Development Code    
Denton Property Maintenance Code    Property Maintenance Code
Design Criteria Manuals    Design Criteria Manuals
Noise Ordinance    Noise and Odors Ordinance
Smoking Ordinance    Smoking Ordinance
Texas Accessibility Standard   http://www.tdlr.texas.gov/ab/abtas.htm
Water Heater Installation Requirements    Water Heater Checklist
Wind Energy Conservation System Code (WECS)    Wind Energy Conservation Systems Code