Arkansas currently follows the 2012 AR Fire Prevention Code based on the 2012 IFC, IBC and IRC. The 2021 AR Fire Prevention Code based on the 2021 IFC, IBC and IRC will be effective January 1, 2023. Arkansas currently adopts the 2018 AR Plumbing Code based on the 2018 IPC and the 2018 AR Fuel Gas Code based on the 2018 IFGC. Effective July 1, 2022, Arkansas adopted the 2021 IMC.
Links to State Adoption Agencies
ICC Government Relations Representative
Arkansas Insurance Department:
Plumbing and Fuel Gas Adoption:
Arkansas Fire Prevention Code Adoption:
Arkansas Department of Energy and Environment - Office of Energy:
Arkansas Department of Agriculture - Forestry Division: