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 2012 International Energy Conservation Code||The 2012 International Plumbing Code|
|The 2012 International Fire Code||The 2012 International Residential Code|
|2012 Building Codes 2015-199||2012 Energy Code Ordinance|
|2012 Building Codes 2015-199||2012 Fire Code 2015-197|
|2011 Electrical Codes 2012-227|
2012 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC)
On April 1, 2014 The City of Denton adopted the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code with amendments for all Residential and Commercial construction.
All One and Two-Family Dwellings and all Multi-Family units of 3 stories or less are required to provide an approved Energy Code compliance report that shows that they exceed the 2012 Energy Code requirements by 4% or more.
Residential Energy code compliance software:
- IECC NCTCOG version of the IC3 code compliance software
- NCTCOG 2012 IECC Energy Cost Compliance report version of REM/Rate
*Other Energy Compliance Report approved by the Denton Building Official
All Commercial and Multi-Family projects more than 3 stories will continue to use COMcheck energy compliance software. Choose 2012 IECC as compliance software code.
|Residential Testing Checklist||2012 Res Energy Code Testing Checksheet|
|Denton Residential Energy Testing Form||2012 Res Energy Code Final Testing Form|
|Energy Star for Homes|
Other Codes and Information: