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Building Codes

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Adopted Codes

Resolution No. 018-13 to adopt and implement the "Johnson County Code of Regulations for Buildings and Construction, 2012 Edition", effective May 13, 2013.

Amusement Parks, Rides and Transportation
Blasting Regulations 
Board of Code Review
Enforcement, Violations and Penalties
General Provisions
International Building Code 2012 (IBC), as amended
International Energy Conservation Code 2012 (IECC), as amended
International Fire Code 2012 (IFC), as amended
International Fuel Gas Code 2012 (IFGC), as amended
International Mechanical Code 2012 (IMC), as amended
International Plumbing Code 2012 (IPC), as amended
International Property Maintenance Code 2012 (IPMC), as amended 
International Residential Code 2012 (IRC), as amended
National Electrical Code 2011 (NEC/NFPA 70), as amended
Pool Fencing and Energy Efficiency Requirements
Wind Resistant Garage Door Installation


ANSI Pool and Spa Standard to Prevent Suction Entrapment
Garage Door Wind Load Guide


2006 Stair Building Code
APA Wall Bracing Method Using Wood Structural Panel Continuous Sheathing
Application of Gypsum Board
Basement Finishing and Remodeling Code Guidelines
Cold Weather Concreting
Commercial Roofing Permit Requirements
Erosion Control Contacts
Garage Doors
Glazing Requirements
Guide to Window Installation

Hot Weather Concreting
Introduction to Wall Bracing
Moisture in Walls
Pole Barn - Post Frame Construction
Residential Energy Code Requirements
Residential Decks
Residential Foundation
Requirements for Residential Roof Coverings
Safety Pool Cover
Solar Installation Guidelines
Stucco Application Guidelines
What plans need to be sealed?
Wood Fasteners