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Fort Worth, Texas Building Codes

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Building Codes References

Code TypeCode ModelAmendment Contact
Building/Dwelling CodeIBC 2003 (City Code Chapter 7)online
Structural CodeIBC 2003
(City Code Chapter 7)
Plumbing CodeIPC 2003
(City Code Chapter 26)
Mechanical CodeIMC 2003
(City Code Chapter 7, Article V)
Electrical CodeNEC 2008
(City Code Chapter 11)
Energy CodeIECC 2003
(City Code Chapter 7, Article II)

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
StructuralKen McGowan
Chief Building Inspector
Phone: (817) 392-7834
PlumbingDennis McKinzie
Chief Plumbing Inspector
Phone: (817) 392-7980
MechanicalTom Patterson
Chief Mechanical Inspector
Phone: (817) 392-7886
ElectricalChief Electrical Inspector
Phone: (817) 392-7830
AccessibilityCyndi Montgomery
Assistant Building Official
Phone: (817) 392-7844
Historic PreservationShanon Wasielewski
Phone: (817) 392-8012
EnvironmentalBrian Boerner, CHMM
Phone: (817) 392-8079
Fire MarshalJames Johns
Fire Marshal
Phone: (817) 392-6808
ZoningJohn Garfield
Development Services Administrator
Phone: (817) 392-8043
PlanningJohn Garfield
Development Services Administrator
Phone: (817) 392-8043
City AttorneyDavid Yett
City Attorney
Phone: (817) 392-7623
Public WorksRobert D. Goode. P.E.
Phone: (817) 392-7913
Parks/RecreationMelody Mitchell
Phone: (817) 871-5704
AviationMichael P. Feeley A.A.E.
Phone: (817) 871-5400

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