Building Codes

The City of Marietta enforces the following current codes for projects PERMITTED AFTER January 1, 2020:


The Current State Minimum Standard Codes
The following are the current state minimum standard codes for construction as adopted by the Board of Community Affairs. 

Current Mandatory Codes as Adopted by DCA:

  • International Building Code, 2018 Edition, with Georgia Amendments (2020
  • International Residential Code, 2018 Edition, with Georgia Amendments (2020
  • International Fire Code, 2018 Edition (No Georgia Amendments)
  • International Plumbing Code, 2018 Edition, with Georgia Amendments (2020
  • International Mechanical Code, 2018 Edition, with Georgia Amendments (2020
  • International Fuel Gas Code, 2018 Edition, with Georgia Amendments (2020
  • National Electrical Code, 2017 Edition (No Georgia Amendments)
  • International Energy Conservation Code, 2015 Edition, with Georgia Supplements and Amendments (2020)  
  • International Swimming Pool and Spa Code, 2018 Edition, with Georgia Amendments (2020
  • For information and questions regarding the Life Safety Code (NFPA 101) or the Georgia Accessibility Code please contact the State Fire Marshal's Office.

PLEASE NOTE: There are Georgia Amendments to the codes, above. Please contact the Construction Codes and Industrialized Buildings Section for more information concerning these amendments.



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The City of Marietta continues to enforce the following codes for projects PERMITTED PRIOR TO January 1, 2020:
 
  • City of Marietta Comprehensive Development Code
  • Georgia State Handicap Accessibility Code, 120-3-20 (A)
  • International Building Code, 2012 edition with Georgia amendments
  • International Fire Prevention Code, 2012 edition with Georgia amendments
  • International Gas Code, 2012 edition with Georgia amendments
  • International Mechanical Code, 2012 edition with Georgia amendment
  • International Plumbing Code, 2012 edition with Georgia amendments
  • International Residential Code, 2012 edition with Georgia amendments
  • Life Safety Code, 2012 edition with Georgia amendments
  • Model Energy Code, 2009 edition with Georgia amendments
  • National Electric Code, 2017 edition
  • National Swimming Pool Code, 2012 edition
Please refer to the following link to find all of the current Georgia Department of Community Affairs amendments:
 

2018 Georgia DCA Amendments for 2012 International Building Code 

*Georgia Amendments to the 2012 IPC
*Georgia Amendments to the 2012 IMC
 

GA AMENDMENTS to Prescriptive Deck Code
 
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