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Overview
 
Storey County building codes are adopted per resolution plus all amendments of 04-197 of the Nevada Revised Statutes, Storey County Zoning Ordinance and International Building Codes.

Storey County Community Development utilizes standards outlined by the information from the International Building Code (IBC). These I-Codes are updated every three years by the International Code Council through the governmental consensus process and were last adopted in 2006. Storey County, as well as state and local governments across the country have adopted I-Codes specific to local conditions.

The following are the 2012 I-Codes adopted by Storey County:
 
 
CODE EDITION
International Building Code – IBC
   Chapters 1-35 and Appendices C, E, I, and J with amendments in section 15.04.060 and 15.08.060.
2012  
National Electrical Code - NEC 2011 Chapters 1-9
International Energy Conservation Code - IECC 2009 Chapters 1-6
International Fire Code - IFC
Appendices B, C and D with amendments in section 15.304.08
2012  
International Fuel Gas Code - IFGC 2012 Chap. 1-7 & Appendices
International Mechanical Code - IMC 2012 Chap. 1-15 & App. A
Uniform Mechanical Code – UMC
   Chapters 2-17, Appendices A, B and C
2012  
Uniform Plumbing CodeUPC
   Chapters 2-17, Appendices A, B, D, E, F, I and L
2012  
International Residential Code – IRC
   Chapters 1-44 with Appendices A, B, C, G, H, J, K and M with amendments in section 1504.060 & 15.08.060
2012  
International Existing Building Code - IEBC 2012 Chapters 1-16
Uniform Code for the Abatement of Dangerous BuildingsUCADB 1997  
International Swimming Pool and Spa Code – ISPSC 2012 Chapters 1-11
International Wildland Urban Interface Code – IWUIC
   Amendments in section 15.04.080
2012  
Northern Nevada Amendments published by Northern Nevada Chapter of the International Code Council (www.nnice.org) 2012  
Northern Nevada Energy Code Amendments published by the Northern Nevada Chapter of the International Code Council 2011  
Note:  Where conflicts occur between the codes referenced above, the amendments will apply.

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