Building Codes

In order to help insure the public safety, health and general welfare of the citizens within the corporate city limits of Fair Oaks Ranch, all buildings and certain other construction projects are permitted and inspected by the Building Department.

Building codes are adopted, and from time to time updated and or amended. Currently in effect are the International Building Codes 2018 Edition and its adjunctive codes, as well as the National Electric Code 2017 Edition.

The Building Department ensures compliance with adopted codes and ordinances of the City of Fair Oaks Ranch, processes building permits, performs inspections, and registers contractors.

Should you be planning a project and have any questions concerning building, please contact the Building Department  at 210-698.0900 ext. 201 or email us at bcodes@fairoaksranchtx.org

PERMIT PACKET LINKS

New Home
Fence
Addition Remodels

Residential New Home

Fences

Residential Remodels / Additions

Water Heater Softener
Detached Building
Pool
Irrigation

Water Heater / Softeners

Detached Buildings

Swimming Pools

     Irrigation /          Backflow
Solar
Sign
Miscellaneous
Solar Panels
Signs
Miscellaneous

Building Codes In Effect

Notice 

BUILDER/OWNER INFORMATION THE FOLLOWING CODES ARE IN EFFECT AS OF AUGUST 1, 2019 THROUGH ADOPTION BY THE CITY CODE OF ORDINANCES 

  • INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL CODE 2018 ED
  • INTERNATIONAL ENERGY CODE 2018 ED
  • INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE 2018 ED
  • INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE 2018 ED
  • INTERNATIONAL MECHANICAL CODE 2018 ED
  • INTERNATIONAL FUEL GAS CODE 2018 ED
  • INTERNATIONAL PLUMBING CODE 2018 ED
  • NATIONAL ELECTRIC CODE 2017 ED