Building Codes and Information


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:

International Building Codes Online

 The 2012 International Building Code  The 2012 International Fuel Gas Code
 The 2011 National Electrical Code  The 2012 International Mechanical Code
 The 2015 International Energy Conservation Code  The 2012 International Plumbing Code
 The 2012 International Fire Code  The 2012 International Residential Code



 2012 Building Codes 2015-199    2015 Energy Code
 2012 Building Codes 2015-199    2012 Fire Code 2015-197
 2011 Electrical Codes 2012-227   


Other Codes and Information:

 Building Code Adoption History  Design Criteria Manuals
 Commercial Building Permit Final Inspection Checklist  Noise and Odors Ordinance
 Cold Weather Concrete Policy  Texas Accessibility Standard   
 Denton Development Code      Wind Energy Conservation Systems Code