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Current Code Amendments

NCTCOG's Regional Codes Coordinating Committee (RCCC) and its five advisory boards conducted multiple meetings to review the latest editions of the model codes and develop regional amendments. Their review and recommendations are endorsed by NCTCOG's Executive Board.  Currently, NCTCOG encourages jurisdictions in North Central Texas to adopt the following model construction codes along with their respective regional amendments as expeditiously as their local code adoption process will allow.

March 31, 2016: Clarification and Corrections to the 2015 International Codes Regional Recommended Amendments

 

Explanation of Options A and B:
Please note that as there is a wide range in firefighting philosophies / capabilities of cities across the region, OPTION “A” and OPTION “B” are provided in the Fire and Building Code amendments. Jurisdictions should choose one or the other based on their firefighting philosophies / capabilities when adopting code amendments.

Regional Codes Adoption Guidance and Information
Format
2015 International Green Construction Code Position Paper
PDF
2015 International Codes and Regional Code Amendments for North Central Texas
PDF

 

Current Regional Amendments

2017 National Electrical Code Amendments
Format
2017 National Electrical Code - Regional Amendments

 

Energy-Related Amendments, Guidance, and Methodology
Format
NCTCOG Sampling Protocol for Groups R2, R3, and R4 Occupancies
PDF Doc
NCTCOG Approved Methodology for Establishing Code Compliant Multifamily Residences based on Measured Total Air Leakage Results Guidance for Code Officials, Raters, and Builders

ACH Tradeoff Guidance - Approved January 31, 2017

PDF

Energy Code Requirements of the 2015 IRC (IECC) - Residential Energy Compliance Path Template Form

PDF Doc
Energy Code Requirements of the 2015 IRC (IECC) - Residential Energy Compliance Certificate Template Form
PDFDoc

 

Special Inspections Amendments
Format
Special Inspections Program - Procedures - IBC Section 1704 Special Inspections PDF Doc
Special Inspections: Statement of Required Special Inspections PDF Doc
Special Inspections: Approved Agency Documentation PDF Doc
Special Inspections: Final Report PDF Doc

 

2015 ICC Codes Amendments
Format
2015 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code - Regional Amendments
2015 International Building Code - Regional Amendments
PDF Doc
2015 International Existing Building Code - Regional Amendments
PDF Doc
2015 International Residential Code - Regional Amendments
PDF Doc
2015 International Fire Code - Regional Amendments
PDF Doc
2015 International Plumbing Code - Regional Amendments
PDF Doc
2015 International Mechanical Code - Regional Amendments
PDF Doc
2015 International Fuel Gas Code - Regional Amendments
PDF Doc
2015 International Energy Conservation Code - Regional Amendments
PDF Doc

 

To order code books

The International Codes Council provides a "Code Adoption Toolkit ", including background information, technical papers, supporting documents, and more. The toolkit is available free at www.iccsafe.org/gr/pages/resources.aspx.

 

Past Codes

Model Construction Codes and Regional Amendments

 

 


 
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