Plan Review & Field Service Inspections

Plan Review & Field Inspections

Current City Codes and Ordinances

Click here to review the proposed Dallas amendments to the 2021 ICC codes.

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

​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


​Plumbing and Mechanical Codes

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

​2015 International Plumbing Code (IPC)
Chapter 54 Dallas Plumbing Code Amendments
​​2015 International Mechanical Code (IMC)
Chapter 55 Dallas Mechanical Code Amendments
2015 International Residential Code (IRC)
Chapter 57 Dallas Residential Code Amendments (Chapters 11-32)
2015 International Energy Conservation Code
Chapter 59 Dallas Energy Conservation Conservatio​n Code
2015 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

City of Dallas Energy Code Updates
Residential Energy Code (Effective September 1, 2021)
Commercial Energy Code (Effective November 1, 2021)
List of Registered Energy Code Third Party Providers

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