Building Code Information


Effective July 17, 2007 - The City of Grapevine has adopted the following codes:

2006 International Building Code
2006 International Residential Code
2006 International Plumbing Code
2006 International Mechanical Code
2006 International Fuel Gas Code
2015 International Fire Code
2005 National Electric Code

(a) Single-family residential construction: Effective September 1, 2016, the energy efficiency chapter of the International Residential Code, as it existed on May 1, 2015, and as supplemented by Health and Safety Code, §388.003(i) and (j), is adopted as the energy code in this state for single-family residential construction as it is defined in Health and Safety Code, §388.002(12).

(b) All other residential, commercial, and industrial construction: Effective November 1, 2016, the International Energy Conservation Code, as it existed on May 1, 2015, is adopted as the energy code for use in this state for all residential, commercial, and industrial construction that is not single-family residential construction under subsection (a) of this section.

The State of Texas has adopted the Texas Accessibility Standards (TAS) for handicapped accessibility. 

Compliance with energy codes and handicapped accessibility is done through properly certified third party inspection agencies employed by the building permit applicant.  Proof of compliance must be submitted to the Building Inspection Department.

Building Code Amendments
Building Code Amendment
Electrical Code Amendment
Fuel Gas Code Amendment
Irrigation Code Amendment
Mechanical Code Amendment
Plumbing Code Amendment
Residential Code Amendment