State Adoptions

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  • 2012 International Building Code
  • 2012 International Fire Code
  • 2012 International Plumbing Code
  • 2012 International Existing Building Code
  • 2012 International Fuel Gas Code
  • 2012 International Mechanical Code
  • 2012 International Property Maintenance Code
  • 2009 International Energy Conservation Code - Residential
  • 2012 International Energy Conservation Code - Commercial
  • 2018 International Residential Code


Links to State Adoption Agencies

Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance, Fire Prevention Division

Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance, Division of Insurance

Tennessee Health Department

Key Contacts

ICC Government Relations Representative
Stephen Jones, CBO
Senior Regional Manager

State Building Official:
Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance
State Fire Marshal’s Office
Gary Farley
Division of Fire Prevention
500 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone: (615) 741-2981
Fax: (615) 741-1583

State Building Code Review Board:
State Building Official

State Fire Marshal:
State Building Official

Energy and Environmental Affairs:
State Building Official

State Insurance Commissioner:
Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance
Hodgen Mainda, Commissioner
500 James Robertson Pkwy
Davy Crockett Tower
Nashville, TN  37243-0565
Phone: (615) 741-2241

State Forester:
Roy Ward, District Forester
PO Box 438
Lexington, TN  38351
Phone: (731) 968-6676

Pool Adoption Agency:
Tennessee Health Department
Division of General Environmental Health
425 Fifth Ave. North
Cordell Hull Building, 6th Floor
Nashville, TN  37243
Phone: (615) 741-7206

Plumbing Code Adoption Agency:
State Building Official

Other Adoption Boards:
Mechanical – State Building Official

Accessibility Advocates:
State Building Official