Building Codes

Building Codes As Adopted by the City of Tucson

The City of Tucson has adopted the 2018 International Building Codes with local amendments. All permit applications submitted after January 2, 2019, will use the 2018 Codes.

These codes can be found at the public library and through the International Code Council (ICC).

Each code has been amended to accommodate the City of Tucson. Make sure that your plans comply with currently adopted codes.

City of Tucson IBC Local Amendments

Adopting Local Amendments to the Building Code is authorized by Ordinance #11590.

Supplemental Information

Modifications & Appeals

If you wish to file an administrative appeal to the codes, please visit Code Modification for information.