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Buffalo, New York Building Codes

Building Codes References

• The codes below are based upon the 2000 International Codes with the 2001 supplements and amendments as made by the NYS Department of State. Copies of the code are available at the International Code Council.
New York State will adopt the 2006 I-codes (for the IBC, IFC, IRC, IPC, IMC, IFGC, IPMC, IEBC and the 2009 IECC) on December 14, 2010.
Code TypeCode ModelAmendment Contact
Building/Dwelling CodeBuilding Code of New York StateNY State Dept. of State,
(518) 474-4073
Structural CodeBuilding Code of New York StateNY State Dept. of State,
(518) 474-4073
Plumbing CodePlumbing Code of New York StateNY State Dept. of State,
(518) 474-4073
Mechanical CodeMechanical Code of New York StateNY State Dept. of State,
(518) 474-4073
Electrical CodeBuilding Code of New York StateNY State Dept. of State,
(518) 474-4073
Accessibility CodeICC/ANSI A117.1-1998NY State Dept. of State,
(518) 474-4073
Energy CodeEnergy Conservation Construction Code of New York StateNY State Dept. of State,
(518) 474-4073
Elevator CodeANSI/ASME A17.1-2000 (Building Code of New York State)NY State Dept. of State,
(518) 474-4073

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
StructuralCode Review
Phone: (716) 851-4111
PlumbingPlumbing Review
Phone: (716) 851-5067
Fax: (716) 851-5506
MechanicalCode Review
Phone: (716) 851-4111
ElectricalElectrical Review
Phone: (716) 851-4928
Fax: (716) 851-5506
Fire MarshalFire Prevention
Phone: (716) 851-5707
Public WorksDan Kreuz
Acting Commissioner, Public Works, Parks, Streets
Phone: (716) 884-9660
Parks/RecreationDan Kreuz
Acting Commissioner, Public Works, Parks, Streets
Phone: (706) 884-9660

Other Building Codes

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