State Adoptions

The codes are adopted at the state level through the GA Department of Community Affairs, Building Codes Division and the GA State Codes Advisory Committee (GSCAC).

  • 2012 International Building Code
  • 2009 International Energy Conservation Code
  • 2012 International Fire Code
  • 2012 International Fuel Gas Code
  • 2012 International Mechanical Code
  • 2012 International Plumbing Code
  • 2012 International Residential Code

The following are considered permissive codes and can be adopted by cities and counties.

  • 2012 International Existing Building Code
  • 2012 International Property Maintenance Code
  • 2012 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code
  • 2012 International Urban Wildland Interface Code

 

 

 

Links to State Adoption Agencies

Department of Community Affairs

State Fire Marshal

Energy Office

Key Contacts

GA Dept of Community Affairs:
Office of Construction Codes
Ted Miltiades, Director
60 Executive Park South, N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30329-2231
Phone: (404) 679-3106
Ted.Miltiades@dca.ga.gov

State Fire Marshal:
Dwayne Garriss, State Fire Marshal
Two Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
West Tower, Suite 620
Atlanta, GA 30334
Phone: (404) 656-0697
Fax: (404) 657-6971
dgarriss@sfm.ga.gov

GA Environmental Finance Authority:
Energy Resources Division
David Gipson, Director
233 Peachtree Street, NE
Harris Tower, Suite 900
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: (404) 584-1000
Fax: (404) 584-1069
dgipson@gefa.ga.gov

State Insurance Commissioner
Ralph T. Hudgens
Two Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
West Tower, Suite 704
Atlanta, GA 30334
Main Telephone: (404) 656-2070
Toll Free: (800) 656-2298
Fax: (404) 657-8542

State Forrester:
Georgia Forestry Commission
5645 Riggins Mill Road
Dry Branch, GA 31020
Phone: (478) 751-3500
Phone: 1-800-GA-TREES (428-7337)
Fax: (478) 751-3465
www.gfc.state.ga.us

Accessibility Advocates:
Mike Galifianakis, State ADA Coordinator
c/o Georgia State Financing & Investment Commission
270 Washington Street, 2nd Floor, Suite 2140
Atlanta, GA 30334-9007
(404) 657-7313