The City of Austin's Building Technical Codes (Chapter 25-12), contains regulations for Building, Electric, Fire, Property Maintenance, Mechanical, Plumbing, Residential, and Solar Energy. The City of Austin follows the 2015 International Building Code.

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Technical Code Interpretations

Building Code

Residential Code

Plumbing Code

Electric Code - None

Mechanical Code

Energy Code - None

Fire Code - None

International Property Maintenance Code - None

Code-Related Presentations

Other Code Related Resources:

Energy Code

Residential Code

Commercial Facilities

Residential and Commercial