Iowa

Iowa

Iowa

State Adoptions

The Iowa Code with amendments is based on the 2015 IBC, IRC, IMC, IECC, and IEBC for state owned and rented structures. The State Fire Code with amendments is based on the 2015 IFC and IBC Chapters 2-7. The IFC and IECC are required for all construction. Iowa is a home-rule state and local jurisdictions are not required to adopt the most current version of the Iowa Code.

Jurisdiction Adoptions

Alburnett

  • International Building Code
  • International Residential Code

Altoona

  • International Building Code
  • International Energy Conservation Code
  • International Existing Building Code
  • International Fire Code
  • International Fuel Gas Code
  • International Mechanical Code
  • International Plumbing Code
  • International Residential Code

Ames

  • International Building Code
  • International Fire Code
  • International Residential Code

Ankeny

  • International Building Code
  • International Fire Code
  • International Fuel Gas Code
  • International Mechanical Code
  • International Plumbing Code
  • International Residential Code

Atlantic

  • International Building Code
  • International Energy Conservation Code
  • International Existing Building Code
  • International Fire Code
  • International Fuel Gas Code
  • International Mechanical Code
  • International Performance Code
  • International Property Maintenance Code
  • International Residential Code

Asbury

  • International Building Code
  • International Residential Code

Bettendorf

  • International Building Code
  • International Energy Conservation Code
  • International Fire Code
  • International Residential Code

Bondurant

  • International Building Code
  • International Fire Code
  • International Fuel Gas Code
  • International Mechanical Code
  • International Residential Code

Boone

  • International Building Code
  • International Residential Code

Bremer County

  • International Building Code
  • International Mechanical Code
  • International Plumbing Code
  • International Residential Code

Burlington

  • International Building Code
  • International Existing Building Code
  • International Fire Code
  • International Fuel Gas Code
  • International Mechanical Code
  • International Residential Code

Cedar Falls

  • International Building Code
  • International Fire Code
  • International Residential Code

Cedar Rapids

  • International Building Code
  • International Residential Code

Center Point

  • International Building Code
  • International Mechanical Code
  • International Plumbing Code
  • International Residential Code

Clinton

  • International Fire Code

Clive

  • International Building Code
  • International Energy Conservation Code
  • International Existing Building Code
  • International Fire Code
  • International Fuel Gas Code
  • International Mechanical Code
  • International Plumbing Code
  • International Residential Code

Coralville

  • International Building Code
  • International Fire Code
  • International Fuel Gas Code
  • International Mechanical Code
  • International Plumbing Code
  • International Property Maintenance Code
  • International Residential Code

Council Bluffs

  • International Building Code
  • International Existing Building Code
  • International Fire Code
  • International Fuel Gas Code
  • International Mechanical Code
  • International Property Maintenance Code
  • International Residential Code

Dallas County

  • International Building Code
  • International Fire Code
  • International Fuel Gas Code
  • International Mechanical Code
  • International Residential Code

Davenport

  • International Building Code
  • International Residential Code

Denver

  • International Building Code
  • International Mechanical Code
  • International Plumbing Code
  • International Residential Code

Des Moines

  • International Building Code
  • International Existing Building Code
  • International Fire Code
  • International Fuel Gas Code
  • International Mechanical Code
  • International Property Maintenance Code
  • International Residential Code

Dixon

  • International Building Code
  • International Residential Code

Donahue

  • International Building Code
  • International Residential Code

Dubuque

  • International Building Code
  • International Residential Code

Dunkerton

  • International Building Code
  • International Existing Building Code
  • International Fire Code
  • International Fuel Gas Code
  • International Mechanical Code
  • International Plumbing Code
  • International Residential Code

Fort Dodge

  • International Building Code
  • International Fire Code
  • International Residential Code

Grimes

  • International Building Code
  • International Fire Code
  • International Mechanical Code
  • International Plumbing Code

Hiawatha

  • International Building Code
  • International Residential Code

Iowa City

  • International Building Code
  • International Fire Code
  • International Fuel Gas Code
  • International Mechanical Code
  • International Plumbing Code
  • International Residential Code

Iowa Finance Authority

  • International Building Code
  • International Fire Code
  • International Fuel Gas Code
  • International Mechanical Code
  • International Residential Code

Janesville

  • International Building Code
  • International Mechanical Code
  • International Plumbing Code
  • International Residential Code

Jessup

  • International Building Code
  • International Fire Code
  • International Residential Code

Johnson County

  • International Building Code
  • International Fuel Gas Code
  • International Mechanical Code
  • International Residential Code

Kalona

  • International Building Code

LaMars

  • International Building Code
  • International Energy Conservation Code
  • International Existing Building Code
  • International Fire Code
  • International Fuel Gas Code
  • International Mechanical Code
  • International Performance Code
  • International Plumbing Code
  • International Private Sewage Disposal Code
  • International Property Maintenance Code
  • International Residential Code
  • International Urban-Wildland Interface Code
  • International Zoning Code

LeClaire

  • International Building Code
  • International Residential Code

Linn County

  • International Building Code
  • International Existing Building Code
  • International Fire Code
  • International Residential Code

Marion

  • International Building Code
  • International Energy Conservation Code
  • International Fire Code
  • International Fuel Gas Code
  • International Mechanical Code
  • International Plumbing Code
  • International Property Maintenance Code
  • International Residential Code

Marshalltown

  • International Building Code
  • International Existing Building Code
  • International Fire Code
  • International Residential Code

Mason City

  • International Building Code
  • International Energy Conservation Code
  • International Fire Code
  • International Mechanical Code

McCausland

  • International Building Code
  • International Residential Code

Mills County

  • International Building Code
  • International Energy Conservation Code
  • International Existing Building Code
  • International Fire Code
  • International Fuel Gas Code
  • International Mechanical Code
  • International Performance Code
  • International Property Maintenance Code
  • International Residential Code

Mount Pleasant

  • International Building Code
  • International Existing Building Code
  • International Residential Code

Muscatine

  • International Building Code
  • International Fire Code
  • International Mechanical Code
  • International Plumbing Code
  • International Residential Code

Muscatine County

  • International Building Code
  • International Mechanical Code
  • International Plumbing Code
  • International Residential Code

North Liberty

  • International Building Code
  • International Mechanical Code
  • International Residential Code

Norwalk

  • International Building Code
  • International Fire Code
  • International Mechanical Code
  • International Plumbing Code

Ottumwa

  • International Building Code
  • International Residential Code

Panorama Park

  • International Building Code
  • International Residential Code

Polk County

  • International Building Code
  • International Existing Building Code
  • International Fire Code
  • International Fuel Gas Code
  • International Mechanical Code
  • International Residential Code

Pottawattamie County

  • International Building Code
  • International Energy Conservation Code
  • International Existing Building Code
  • International Fuel Gas Code
  • International Mechanical Code
  • International Performance Code
  • International Property Maintenance Code
  • International Residential Code

Princeton

  • International Building Code
  • International Residential Code

Radcliffe

  • International Property Maintenance Code

Readlyn

  • International Building Code
  • International Mechanical Code
  • International Plumbing Code
  • International Residential Code

Riverdale

  • International Building Code
  • International Residential Code

Scott County

  • International Building Code
  • International Residential Code

Sigourney

  • International Building Code
  • International Mechanical Code
  • International Plumbing Code
  • International Property Maintenance Code
  • International Residential Code

Sioux Center

  • International Building Code
  • International Energy Conservation Code
  • International Fire Code
  • International Fuel Gas Code
  • International Mechanical Code
  • International Plumbing Code
  • International Residential Code

Spirit Lake

  • International Building Code
  • International Energy Conservation Code
  • International Fire Code
  • International Property Maintenance Code
  • International Residential Code

Story City

  • International Building Code
  • International Energy Conservation Code
  • International Existing Building Code
  • International Fire Code
  • International Fuel Gas Code
  • International Mechanical Code
  • International Plumbing Code
  • International Property Maintenance Code
  • International Residential Code

Tripoli

  • International Building Code
  • International Mechanical Code
  • International Plumbing Code
  • International Residential Code

Urbandale

  • International Building Code
  • International Fire Code
  • International Property Maintenance Code
  • International Residential Code

Washington

  • International Building Code
  • International Fire Code
  • International Mechanical Code

Waterloo

  • International Building Code
  • International Fire Code
  • International Property Maintenance Code
  • International Residential Code

Webster City

  • International Building Code
  • International Existing Building Code
  • International Fire Code
  • International Mechanical Code
  • International Residential Code

West Des Moines

  • International Building Code
  • International Fire Code
  • International Fuel Gas Code
  • International Mechanical Code
  • International Plumbing Code
  • International Property Maintenance Code
  • International Residential Code

Winsdor Heights

  • International Building Code
  • International Existing Building Code
  • International Fire Code
  • International Fuel Gas Code
  • International Mechanical Code
  • International Plumbing Code
  • International Property Maintenance Code
  • International Residential Code
 

Links to State Adoption Agencies

Building Code Bureau

Energy Office

Key Contacts

State Building Official:
Rich Bolten, Acting Iowa Building Commissioner
Iowa Building Code Bureau
215 E. 7th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319
bolten@dep.state.ia.us
(515) 725-6145

State Fire Marshal:
Jeff Quigle
Iowa State Fire Marshal Division
215 E 7th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319
quigle@dep.state.ia.us

Energy and Environmental Affairs:
Deborah Durham, Director:
Iowa Office of Energy Independence
Wallace State Office Building
502 East 9th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319
Phone: (515) 725-0424
www.state.ia.us/government/governor/energy/

State Insurance Commissioner:
Susan E. Voss, Commissioner
Iowa Insurance Division
330 Maple St.
Des Moines, IA 50319-0065
Phone: (515) 281-5705
www.iid.state.ia.us/contact_us

State Forester:
Paul Tauke
Department of Natural Resources
Wallace Office Building
502 East 9th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319
Phone: (515) 242-5966
www.iowadnr.com/forestry/

Pool Adoption Agency:
Iowa Department of Public Health
Division of Environmental Health
Swimming Pool and Spa Program
Lucas State Office Building
321 3rd Street
Des Moines, IA 50319
www.idph.state.ia.us

Plumbing code adoption agency:
Iowa Plumbing and Mechanical Systems Review Board
321 E. 12th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319-0075
Phone: (515) 281-7689