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City of Puyallup

Building Codes

New Building Construction

Codes take effect statewide on July 1, 2010

The State of Washington has adopted and amended the following building construction codes, effective July 1, 2013:

  • 2012 International Building Code
  • 2012 International Residential Code
  • 2012 International Mechanical Code
  • 2012 International Fuel Gas Code
  • 2012 International Fire Code
  • 2012 Uniform Plumbing Code

The City of Puyallup is in the process of implementing these codes locally, which includes the creation of an adopting and amending ordinance, updating department forms and brochures, and staff training.

This site will be providing information regarding these implementation processes and identifying some of the more significant differences between the new codes and our current building construction codes. Look for more information in the near future as it becomes available.

The following links will provide additional information, publication ordering and training opportunities:

Washington State Building Code Council

International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (authors of the Uniform Plumbing Code)

Washington Association of Building Officials

National Fire Protection Association (authors of the NFPA codes)

International Code Council (publishers of the International Codes)

Pierce County Master Builders Association