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The City of Tucson has adopted the 2018 International Building Codes with local amendments. All permits application safter January 2, 2019 will use the 2018 Codes.
These codes can be found at the public library, and/or purchased through the International Code Council (ICC).
Each code has been amended to accommodate the City of Tucson. See amendments below.
City of Tucson IBC Local Amendments
Adopting Local Amendments to the Buidling Code is authorized by Ordinance #11590.
The City of Tucson has adopted ordinances to support sustainable practices related to water and energy conservation. Some of these practices are required for certain types of new construction.
If you wish to file an administrative appeal to the codes, please visit Code Modification for information.