State Adoptions

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Purchase Georgia Codes

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).

  • 2018 International Building Code
  • 2015 International Energy Conservation Code
  • 2018 International Fire Code
  • 2018 International Fuel Gas Code
  • 2018 International Mechanical Code
  • 2018 International Plumbing Code
  • 2018 International Residential Code
  • 2018 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code

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

  • 2018 International Existing Building Code
  • 2018 International Property Maintenance Code
  • 2008 National Green Building Standard

Links to State Adoption Agencies

Department of Community Affairs

State Fire Marshal

Energy Office

Key Contacts

ICC Government Relations Representative
Jim Cika
Director, PMG Resources

GA Dept of Community Affairs:

Office of Construction Codes & Industrialized Buildings
Ted Miltiades, Director
60 Executive Park South, N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30329-2231
Phone: 404-679-3106

State Fire Marshal:
State Fire Marshal
2 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
West Tower, Suite 920
Atlanta, GA 30334
Phone: 404-656-2064
Fax: (404) 657-6971

GA Environmental Finance Authority:
Energy Resources Division
David Gipson, Director
233 Peachtree Street, NE / Suite 900
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: 404-584-1007
Fax: 404-584-1069

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner
John F. King
2 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

Accessibility Advocates:
Stacey Valrie Peace, State ADA Coordinator
c/o Georgia State Financing & Investment Commission
270 Washington Street, 2nd Floor, Suite 2140
Atlanta, GA 30334-9007
Phone: 404-657-7313