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Building codes

On July 1, 2010, the following codes with Washington State Amendments became effective:

  • 2009 International Building Code, WAC 51-50
  • 2009 International Residential Code, WAC 51-51
  • 2009 International Mechanical Code, WAC 51-52, including 2003 International Fuel Gas Code
  • 2009 International Fire Code
  • 2009 Uniform Plumbing Code, WAC 51-56 & 51-57
  • Amended Washington State Energy Code WAC 51-11
  • Amended Washington State Ventilation & Indoor Air Quality Code, WAC 51-13.

Copies of the International Codes are available for purchase through the International Code Council, (formerly International Conference of Building Officials):

International Code Council (ICC) Washington Resource Center
2122 112 AV NE Suite C
Bellevue, WA 98004
425-451-9541
800-231-4776
www.iccsafe.org 

Copies of the International Codes, The Uniform Plumbing Code, and the Washington State Amendments to the International codes may be obtained through:

Washington Association of Building Officials
200 Union AV SE, Suite 200
PO Box 7310
Olympia WA 98507-7310
360-586-6725
www.wabo.org