State Adoptions

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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
Stephen Jones
Lead Senior Regional Manager

GA Department of Community Affairs:

Office of Construction Codes & Industrialized Buildings
60 Executive Park South, N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30329-2231
Phone: 404-679-3118 or

GA Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner
Office of the Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner
2 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
West Tower, Suite 702
Atlanta, GA 30334
Main Telephone: 404-656-2070
Toll Free: 800-656-2298
Submit General Questions

GA State Fire Marshal:
Office of the Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner
Safety Fire Division
2 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
West Tower, Suite 702
Atlanta, GA 30334
Phone: 470-572-5722

GA Environmental Finance Authority:
Energy Resources Division
233 Peachtree Street, NE / Suite 900
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: 404-584-1000
Submit Comments or Questions

State Forester:
Georgia Forestry Commission
5645 Riggins Mill Road
Dry Branch, GA 31020
Phone: 1-800-GA-TREES (428-7337)
Submit Comments or Questions

Accessibility Advocates:
Georgia State ADA Coordinator's Office
c/o Georgia State Financing & Investment Commission
270 Washington Street, 3rd Floor, Suite 3001D
Atlanta, GA 30334-9007
Phone: 404-657-7313