Building Codes

Purpose
The Building Codes Office falls under the supervision of the Public Works Department.  The purpose of this Office is to administer and enforce minimum requirements of:
  • Public health
  • Safety and general welfare through structural strength
  • Means of egress facilities
  • Stability
  • Sanitation
  • Adequate light
  • Ventilation
  • Energy conservation
  • Safety to life
  • Property from fire 
  • Other hazards attributed to the built environment

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

Contractors
All contractors must register before working in the City.  In order for contractors to be registered an application will need to be submitted with a fee of $75 / year.

Building Codes Ineffect

Notice 

BUILDER/OWNER INFORMATION THE FOLLOWING CODES ARE IN EFFECT AS OF NOVEMBER 27, 2015 THROUGH ADOPTION BY THE CITY CODE OF ORDINANCES 

  • INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL CODE 2015 ED
  • INTERNATIONAL ENERGY CODE 2015 ED
  • INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE 2015 ED
  • INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE 2015 ED
  • INTERNATIONAL MECHANICAL CODE 2015 ED
  • INTERNATIONAL FUEL GAS CODE 2015 ED
  • INTERNTIONAL PLUMBING CODE 2015 ED
  • NATIONAL ELECTRIC CODE 2014 ED