Plan Review & Field Service Inspections


Plan Review & Field Inspections

Current City Codes and Ordinances

2021 International Code Council codes are effective as of May 12, 2023.

The City of Dallas requires all structures be in compliance with adopted building and design codes, property maintenance, and land use regulations. 

​Fire Code
​Building Codes

​Electrical Codes and Ordinances

The City of Dallas has adopted the following codes with Dallas Amendments effective June 13, 2022.

​2020 National Electrical Code
Chapter 56 Dallas Electrical Code

Resources:

​Plumbing and Mechanical Codes

The City of Dallas has adopted the following codes with Dallas Amendments:

​2021 International Plumbing Code (IPC)
Chapter 54 Dallas Plumbing Code Amendments
​​2021 International Mechanical Code (IMC)
Chapter 55 Dallas Mechanical Code Amendments
2021 International Residential Code (IRC)
Chapter 57 Dallas Residential Code Amendments (Chapters 11-32)
2021 International Energy Conservation Code
Chapter 59 Dallas Energy Conservation Code
​2021 International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC)Chapter 60 Dallas Fuel Gas Code Amendments

*Landscape Irrigation Systems Ordinance is Appendix "F" of Chapter 54 Dallas Plumbing Code Amendments

Dallas Energy Code

2021 Residential Energy Code (Effective May 12, 2023)
2021 Commercial Energy Code (Effective May 12, 2023)
2015 Residential Energy Code 
2015 Commercial Energy Code
List of Registered Energy Code Third Party Providers (Updated 12/18/23)

Green Building


2015 City of Dallas Green Ordinance (Effective March, 1, 2017)
Current code and plan review checklists
List of Registered Green Building Third Party Providers (Updated 12/18/23)
Find out how to become a third-party provider

​Building Code Archive (Expired Codes)
2015 ICC Codes with Dallas Amendments