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2021 Proposed Code Amendments

The draft amendments below include changes based on the received comments.

​Draft Amendments and Draft Memos
IBC 2021 Draft Amendments with Line Numbers
IRC 2021 Draft Amendments with Line Numbers
2021 Energy Code Draft Amendments (Final Draft)
Draft Memo for 2021 I-Codes - IBC
Draft Memo for 2021 I-Codes - IECC
Draft Memo for I-Codes - IMC, IPC-IFGC
Draft Memo for I-Codes - IRC


The below comments are rebuttals to the posted public comments.  The final draft ordinances and memos will be posted on November 18, 2022.

​Energy Systems Laboratory
ESL Rebuttal Letter in support of Dallas’ Adoption of 2021 IECC
ESL Letter to State Energy Conservation Office recommending State’s adoption of the 2021 IECC
ESL Stringency Analysis comparing the 2015 IECC vs 2021 IECC for Commercial and Residential Construction over 3 stories
ESL Stringency Analysis comparing the 2015 IECC vs 2021 IECC for Single Family Dwelling Construction

 

​Dallas Builders Association
DBA Rebuttal Letter addressing various code provisions

 


Posted below are comments from the public collected during the Public Comment Period from October 1, 2022 - October 25, 2022. Please see the instructions below to submit rebuttal comments on or before November 5, 2022.

Instructions to Submit Rebuttals to Public Comments

Click here to view the Code Amendment schedule.


Posted below are the Dallas Draft Amendments to the 2021 International Codes. Please review and provide comments to the contacts listed in the appropriate letters by October 25, 2022. We look forward to partnering with the development community to adopt codes that benefit Dallas residents and stakeholders. 

Addendum to Letters

Letter to Interested Stakeholders (IBC)
International Building Code (IBC) Draft Amendments
Letter to Interested Stakeholders (IFGC)
International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC) Draft Amendments
Letter to Interested Stakeholders (IMC)
International Mechanical Code (IMC) Draft Amendments
Letter to Interested Stakeholders (IPC)
International Plumbing Code (IPC) Draft Amendments
Letter to Interested Stakeholders (IRC)
International Residential Code (IRC) Draft Amendments
Letter to Interested Stakeholders (IECC)
International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) Draft Amendments


*Click here to view the Code Amendment schedule.