Building Codes 

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Building Codes

The City of Texarkana, Texas presently operates under the following codes:

  • International Building Code - 2015 Edition
  • International Plumbing Code - 2015 Edition
  • International Fuel Gas Code - 2015 Edition
  • International Mechanical Code - 2015 Edition
  • National Electrical Code - 2014 Edition
  • International Fire Code - 2006 Edition
  • International Residential Code - 2015 Edition-Except Chapter 11 deleted. Chapter 11 International Residential Code 2009 adopted.
  • International Energy Conservation Code - 2009 Edition
  • International Property Maintenance Code - 2015 Edition

The City of Texarkana, Texas amendments to the above codes may be seen on the City's Codes of Ordinances.  | Code of Ordinances | Texarkana, TX | Municode Library 

These codes can be purchased or seen on-line at the International Code Council.  ICC - International Code Council - ICC (iccsafe.org) 

Plans must also comply with Texas Accessibility Standards (TAS) and Texas Department of Licensing and Regulations (TDLR).  Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation