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Codes & Ordinances

On April 10, 2018, the Arlington City Council adopted the 2015 Editions of the International Codes and the 2017 Edition of the National Electrical Code (NEC) with amendments and deletions.  These editions have an effective date of May 14, 2018.  Projects with a building permit application submitted on May 14, 2018, or after will be reviewed and inspected under the 2015 International Codes and 2017 NEC as adopted by City Council.  Projects with a building permit application date prior to May 14, 2018, will be reviewed and inspected under the 2009 International Codes and 2008 NEC.

Adopted Codes Effective May 14, 2018 – 2015 Edition of the International Codes and 2017 Edition of the National Electrical Code (NEC):

Current Adopted Codes – 2009 Edition of the International Codes and 2008 Edition of the National Electrical Code (NEC):