State Adoptions

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The State Legislature updates the state building code which includes the IBC, IRC, IECC and IEBC. Effective August 28, 2021, the new state building code law says that if a local jurisdiction fails to adopt a construction code that at least “conforms generally with the state building code,” the state building code applies to that jurisdiction.

  • 2018 International Building Code
  • 2018 International Existing Building Code
  • 2018 International Energy Conservation Code
  • 2018 International Residential Code

Links to State Adoption Agencies

Public Service Commission

State Fire Marshal

State Energy Office

Nebraska Forest Service

Key Contacts

ICC Government Relations Representative
Rick Hauffe
Senior Regional Manager

State Fire Marshal and State Building Official
Christopher Cantrell, State Fire Marshal
246 South 14th Street
Lincoln, NE 68508-1804
(402) 471-9471

Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy
Jim Macy, Director
P.O. Box 98922
Lincoln, NE 68509
(402) 471-2186

State Insurance Commissioner:
Nebraska Department of Insurance
Bruce R. Ramge, Director
941 O Street, Suite 400
Lincoln, NE 68508

State Forester:
John Erixson
Nebraska Forest Service
Forestry Hall
P.O. Box 830815
Lincoln, NE 68583-0815

Pool adoption agency:
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
Dannette R. Smith, CEO
301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, Nebraska
402- 471-9433