State Adoptions

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Effective August 1, 2014, the State of Mississippi has adopted as a minimum any of the last three editions of the International Building Code and any additional codes as adopted by the Mississippi Building Code Council. In December 2019, the Mississippi Building Code Council adopted the 2018 editions of the IBC, IRC, IEBC, IFC, IFGC, IMC, IPC and IECC. The ISPSC is adopted by reference in the IBC and IRC. Adopting Mississippi jurisdictions must currently adopt either the 2012, 2015 or the 2018 editions.

  • 2018 International Building Code
  • 2018 International Existing Building Code
  • 2018 International Fire Code
  • 2018 International Fuel Gas Code
  • 2018 International Mechanical Code
  • 2018 International Plumbing Code
  • 2018 International Residential Code
  • 2018 International Energy Conservation Code


Links to State Adoption Agencies

State Fire Marshal

Building Energy Codes

Dept. of Health

Key Contacts

ICC Government Relations Representative:
Mark Roberts, CBO, MCP
Lead Senior Regional Manager

State Building Code Review Board
Mississippi Building Code Council
Bill Rodgers, President
Phone: 601-467-3457

Mississippi State Fire Marshal:
Ricky Davis
State Chief Deputy Fire Marshal
Mississippi Insurance Department
1001 Woolfolk State Office Building
501 North West Street
Jackson, MS 39201

Building Energy Codes
Betty Norman
Bureau Manager
MS Development Authority
Energy Division
P.O. Box 849
Jackson, MS 39205-0849
PH: (601) 359-6600
FX: (601) 359-6642

State Insurance Commissioner
Mike Chaney
Mississippi Insurance Department
PO Box 79
Jackson, MS  39205-0079
Phone: (601) 359-3569

State Forester:
Charlie Morgan
State Forester
660 North Street, Suite 300
Jackson, MS 39202
Phone: (601) 359-2801 office
Fax: (601) 359-1349 fax
Mobile: (601) 259-8372 cell

Pool Adoption Agency:
Mississippi State Department of Health
General Environmental
PO Box 1700
Jackson, MS  39215-1700

Plumbing Code Adoption Agency:
Local adoptions