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2021 Code Amendment Process
UPDATE - 2021 International Code Council Adoption Updates. The tentative date for City Council review and approval of the 2021 Editions of codes has been adjusted to April 12, 2023. The tentative effective date is May 15, 2023.
The proposed Dallas Amendments to the 2021 International Code Council (ICC) I-codes have been posted for review and comments by the public. Should you have comments you would like considered, please contact the appropriate staff person notated in the accompanying letter. Click here to view the proposed amendments.
New Building Codes
Effective June 13, 2022, three new codes will go into effect. All projects received on or after June 13, 2022, must comply with the codes below:
- 2020 National Electrical Code with Dallas amendments.
- 2021 International Existing Building Code with Dallas amendments.
- 2021 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code with Dallas amendments.
Should you have any questions or concerns, please email BIBuildingCode@dallascityhall.com