Washington

Washington

Washington

State Adoptions

The IBC, IRC, IFC, IMC, and IFGC codes are named by Washington statute and required to be adopted. The Washington State Building Code Council has authority to adopt amendments to these codes for statewide applicability.

  • 2012 International Building Code
  • 2012 International Energy Conservation Code
  • 2012 International Fire Code
  • 2012 International Fuel Gas Code
  • 2012 International Mechanical Code
  • 2012 International Residential Code
  • 2009 International Wildland-Urban Code

Jurisdiction Adoptions

Arlington

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

Bainbridge Island

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

Battle Ground

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

Bellingham

  • 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

Cheney

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

Douglas County

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

Edgewood

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

Ellensburg

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

Federal Way

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

Ferndale

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

Issaquah

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

Kennewick

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

Lacey

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

Lake Stevens Fire Department

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

Lynnwood

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

Montlake Terrace

  • International Building Code
  • International Fire Code
  • International Fuel Gas Code
  • International Mechanical Code
  • ICC Performance Code
  • International Property Maintenance Code
  • International Residential Code

Olympia

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

Orting

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

Richland

  • International Building Code
  • International Existing Building Code
  • International Fire Code
  • International Fuel Gas Code
  • International Green Construction Code, Public Version 1
  • International Mechanical Code
  • ICC Performance Code
  • International Property Maintenance Code
  • International Residential Code

Selah

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

Shelton

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

Shoreline

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

Yakima County

  • International Building Code
  • International Existing Building Code
  • International Fire Code
  • International Fuel Gas Code
  • International Mechanical Code
  • ICC Performance Code
  • International Property Maintenance Code
  • International Residential Code
  • International Wildland-Urban Interface Code

 

 

Links to State Adoption Agencies

Washington State Building Code Council

State Fire Marshal

Department of Commerce

Department of Labor & Industry

Department of Insurance

Department of Natural Resources

Department of Health

Key Contacts

Building Official:
WA State does not have a state building official; the SBCC has authority to adopt codes.
WA SBCC
P.O. Box 41449
Olympia, WA 98504-1449
Phone: (360) 725-2967

State Fire Marshal:
Chuck Duffy, the SFM does not adopt state codes; the office is responsible for Fire & Life safety inspections in licensed care facilities, nursing homes, etc.
P.O. Box 42600
Olympia, WA 98504
(360) 596-3902
firemarsh@wsp.wa.gov

State Energy Official:
Tony Usibelli, Dept of Commerce Energy Policy Division. They make recommendations to the WSBCC as to energy code adoption.
Energy Policy Division
906 Columbia St., SW
Olympia, WA 98504
(360) 725-3118
energy_policy@commerce.wa.gov

Environmental Affairs:
Department of Ecology,
Ted Sturdevant Director
PO Box 47600
Olympia, WA 98504-7600
(360) 407-6989

State Plumbing Board:
The board set licensing requirements; the WA SBCC adopts the state plumbing code.
Plumbers Certification Section
Dept. of Labor & Industries
P.O. Box 44470
Olympia, WA 98504
(360) 902-5207
Plumbers@Lni.wa.gov

State Insurance Commissioner
Mike Kreidler, Commissioner
Phone: (360) 725-7000

State Forester:
Peter Goldmark, Commissioner of Public Lands;
Aaron Everett, State Forester
1111 Washington St. SE
PO Box 47016
Olympia, WA 98504-7825
Phone: (360) 902 1789
RDP@dnr.wa.gov

Pool Adoption Agency:
WA State Dept. of Health
Gary Fraser, Program Manager
PO Box 47825
Olympia, WA 98504-7825
Phone: (360) 236-3073

Accessibility Advocates:
Karen Braitmayer, FAIA
Studio Pacifica
2144 Westlake Ave. N., Ste. F
Seattle, WA 98109
Phone: (206) 292-9799
karen@studiopacifica.com

 

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