State Building Codes

Johns Creek requires the following current Georgia State Minimum Standard Building Codes for construction, as adopted by Georgia's Department of Community Affairs, and by Johns Creek Municipal Ordinance Sec. 105-20. These are mandatory codes.

Please note: There are Georgia Amendments to most of the following codes. Contact the Department of Community Affairs for more information concerning these amendments.

Residential:

  • International Residential Code, 2018 Edition, with Georgia Amendments (2020)
  • International Plumbing Code, 2018 Edition, with Georgia Amendments (2020)
  • National Electrical Code, 2017 Edition (No Georgia Amendments)
  • International Energy Conservation Code, 2015 Edition, with Georgia Supplements and Amendments (2020)
  • International Swimming Pool and Spa Code, 2018 Edition, with Georgia Amendments (2020)

Commercial & Multi-Family

  • International Building Code, 2018 Edition, with Georgia Amendments (2020)
  • National Fire Protection Association - Life Safety Code (NFPA 101), 2018 Edition, with State Fire Marshal Modifications (2020)
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 2010 Edition, with State Fire Marshal Modifications (2015)
  • International Fire Code, 2018 Edition, with State Fire Marshal Modiciations (2020)
  • International Plumbing Code, 2018 Edition, with Georgia Amendments (2020)
  • International Mechanical Code, 2018 Edition, with Georgia Amendments (2020)
  • International Fuel Gas Code, 2018 Edition, with Georgia Amendments (2020)
  • International Existing Building Code, 2012 Edition, with Georgia Amendments (2015)
  • International Property Maintenance Code, 2012 Edition, with Georgia Amendments (2015)
  • National Electrical Code, 2017 Edition (No Georgia Amendments)
  • International Energy Conservation Code, 2015 Edition, with Georgia Supplements and Amendments (2020)
  • International Swimming Pool and Spa Code, 2018 Edition, with Georgia Amendments (2020)

Resources

  • State of Georgia – Department of Community Affairs - Construction Codes (here)
  • State of Georgia – Office of Insurance & Safety Fire Commissioner, Rules & Regulations (list)
  • City of Johns Creek Municipal Ordinances Chapter 105 – Buildings and Building Regulations (here)
  • International Code Council (ICC) code books can be purchased (here)
  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards can be purchased (here)
  • 2018 International Building Code – public online viewer (free)
  • 2018 International Residential Code – public online viewer (free)