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Alaska Building Codes


This building codes section is undergoing maintenance. For the most up-to-date building codes, you can go directly to http://www.iccsafe.org

Building Codes References

The building codes listed below apply as a mandatory minimum for all buildings except 1, 2, or 3 family dwellings, unless otherwise indicated.

Plans for all construction (except 1, 2, or 3 family dwellings) are reviewed at the state level except in the cities of Anchorage, Juneau, Fairbanks, Kenai, Seward, Kodiak, Sitka,and Soldotna. Plans for these cities should be submitted directly to the city.

Code TypeCode ModelAmendment Contact
Building/Dwelling CodeIBC 2009Division of Fire Prevention, (907) 269-5491 and online
Structural CodeIBC 2009Division of Fire Prevention, (907) 269-5491 and online
Plumbing CodeAlaska Administrative Code Title 8, Ch. 63 Division of Fire Prevention, (907) 269-5491 and online
Applies to all buildings
Mechanical CodeIMC 2009Division of Fire Prevention, (907) 269-5491 and online
Electrical CodeAlaska Administrative Code, Title 8, Ch. 70 Division of Fire Prevention, (907) 269-5491 and online
Applies to all buildings
Fire/Life Safety CodeIFC 2009Division of Fire Prevention, (907) 269-5491 and online
Accessibility CodeADAAGDivision of Fire Prevention, (907) 269-5491 and online
Energy CodeAlaska Building Energy Efficiency StandardsAlaska Housing Finance Corporation, (800) 478-4636
Mandatory for state-funded residential and community-owned buildings
Gas CodeAlaska Administrative Code Title 8, Ch. 63 (IFGC 2009)Division of Fire Prevention, (907) 269-5491 and online
Hazardous MaterialsIFC 2006Division of Fire Prevention, (907) 269-5491 and online

Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ)

Authorities Having Jurisdiction are those government officials who are the final authority on questions in a particular area (or jurisdiction).
Jurisdictional AreaContact
StructuralKelly Nicolello
Assistant State Fire Marshal
Phone: (907) 269-5491

Other Building Codes

Building codes are also available for these other Alaska municipalities: