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International Code Council (ICC) Online Code Library

Building Construction Codes (Effective November 1, 2013 or otherwise noted below, files below are
Adobe PDF format, some are large, may take time to load)

​​CHAPTER 16:  2015 International Fire Code, including Appendix J, with Dallas Amendments (effective October 1, 2016)​

The Fire Code amendments include adoption of the 2013 Edition of the following Standards:  Sprinklers, NFPA 13, 13D, 13R and Fire Alarm, NFPA 72.

CHAPTER 53:  2012 International Building Code with Dallas Amendments 
CHAPTER 54:  2012 International Plumbing Code with Dallas Amendments 
CHAPTER 55:  2012 International Mechanical Code with Dallas Amendments 
CHAPTER 56:  2014 National Electrical Code​ with Dallas Amendments (effective March 13, 2015)
CHAPTER 57:  2012 International Residential Code with Dallas Amendments

CHAPTER 58:  2003 International Existing Building Code with Dallas Amendments (effective July 1, 2004) 
CHAPTER 59: 2009 International Energy Conservation Code with Dallas Amendments (effective April 1, 2011)
CHAPTER 60: 2012 International Fuel & Gas Code with Dallas Amendments
CHAPTER 61: 2012 International Green Construction Code with Dallas Amendments (effective October 1, 2013)

CHAPTER 52: Administrative Procedures for the Construction Codes of the Dallas City Code
These recently adopted codes can be purchased on-line at the International Code Council website.
The amendments (see above links) are available online at no cost or for purchase ONLY at the Oak Cliff Municipal Center, 320 E. Jefferson Blvd.  Room 118, Dallas, TX 75203.