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Nevada Building Codes

Building Codes References

Nevada's building codes are mandatory minimum requirements for all buildings unless otherwise indicated.. Local jurisdictions may amend the codes to make them more stringent or adopt more stringent codes.
Code TypeCode ModelAmendment Contact
Building/Dwelling CodeIBC 2006Office of the State Fire Marshal, (775) 684-7500 and online
Structural CodeIBC 2006Office of the State Fire Marshal, (775) 684-7500 and online
Plumbing CodeUPC 2006Office of the State Fire Marshal, (775) 684-7500 and online
Mechanical CodeUMC 2006Office of the State Fire Marshal, (775) 684-7500 and online
Electrical CodeNEC 2008No amendments
Fire/Life Safety CodeIFC 2006Office of the State Fire Marshal, (775) 684-7500 and online
Accessibility CodeADAAG (Nevada Revised Statutes, Title 28, Chapter 338.180)Nevada Public Works Board, (775) 684-4141
Applies to public buildings and facilities, state-owned buildings and public schools
Gas CodeNoneN/A

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
StructuralGustavo Nunez, P.E.
Manager State Public Works Board
Phone: (775) 684-4141
Fax: (775) 684-4142
PlumbingGustavo Nunez, P.E.
Manager State Public Works Board
Phone: (775) 684-4141
Fax: (775) 684-4142
MechanicalGustavo Nunez, P.E.
Manager State Public Works Board
Phone: (775) 684-4141
Fax: (775) 684-4142
ElectricalGustavo Nunez, P.E.
Manager State Public Works Board
Phone: (775) 684-4141
Fax: (775) 684-4142
AccessibilityGustavo Nunez, P.E.
Manager State Public Works Board
Phone: (775) 684-4141
Fax: (775) 684-4142
Plan ReviewGustavo Nunez, P.E.
Manager State Public Works Board
Phone: (775) 684-4141
Fax: (775) 684-4142
EnergyEnergy Office, Dept. of Business & Industry
Phone: (775) 687-9700
Fax: (775) 687-7914
Fire MarshalState Fire Marshal' Office
Phone: (775) 684-7500
Fax: (775) 684-7507

Other Building Codes

Building codes are also available for these other Nevada municipalities: