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​ICC Codes with Dallas Amendments

International Code Council (ICC) Online Code Library

Building construction codes effective May 12, 2023, or as noted otherwise.  Click the links below to download the PDF files.

​​CHAPTER 16:  2021 International Fire Code, with Dallas amendments (effective May 12, 2023)​
CHAPTER 52:  Administrative Procedures for the Construction Codes of the Dallas City Code
CHAPTER 53:  2021 International Building Code with Dallas Amendments       

CHAPTER 54:  2021 International Plumbing Code with Dallas Amendments 
CHAPTER 55:  2021  International Mechanical Code with Dallas Amendments 
CHAPTER 56:  2020 National Electrical Code​ with Dallas Amendments (effective June 13, 2022)
CHAPTER 57:  2021 International Residential Code with Dallas Amendments
CHAPTER 58:  2021 International Existing Building Code with Dallas Amendments (effective June 13, 2022)

CHAPTER 59:  2021 International Energy Conservation Code with Dallas Amendments
CHAPTER 60:  2021 International Fuel & Gas Code with Dallas Amendments
CHAPTER 61:  2015 International Green Construction Code with Dallas Amendments

CHAPTER 62:  2021 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code with Dallas Amendments (effective June 13, 2022)

The 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.

Email addresses listed below are monitored daily from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

General Zoning, CO, Permit Submittal (applications process, forms, fees) Questions 

General Building Code Questions 

General Residential Code Questions:

Green and Energy Codes Questions

Health Code Questions (restaurants and projects including food service areas)

ProjectDox Submittals and Questions 

final Code interpretations or requests for Alternate Material/Method contact appropriate Chief as listed below.:

Plumbing & Mechanical           
Richard Denham
Chief Plumbing / Mechanical Code Administrator

Jeff McCabe
Chief Electrical Code Administrator

Shahla Layendecker, AIA, CBO, RID
Chief Building Code Administrator