Building Codes and Regulations

The City of Vancouver formally adopted the International Codes as of July 1, 2013.
Applicable codes are as follows:

  • 2012 International Building Code w/ Washington Amendments
  • 2012 International Residential Code w/ Washington Amendments
  • 2012 International Mechanical Code w/ Washington Amendments
  • 2012 Uniform Plumbing Code w/ Washington Amendments
  • 2014 National Electrical Code w/ Washington Amendments - effective July 1, 2014
  • 2012 Washington State Energy Code - effective January 1, 2013

Additional information about State codes and amendments can be found by viewing the associated web links below.

Design Loads

 

Energy Code Forms & Information