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Draft 2018 Life Safety Bureau (LSB) Standards

Updates to LSB standards are effective 10/18/2018

2012 International Building Code (IBC) Houston Amendments

2012 International Building Code (IBC) Houston Amendments.

Last updated: 2/1/2016

2012 International Building Code (IBC) Houston Amendments - Print 2

Revisions to 2012 IBC amendments

Last updated: 9/1/2019

2012 International Fire Code (IFC) Houston Amendments

2012 International Fire Code (IFC) Houston Amendments.

Last updated: 2/1/2016

2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) Amendments Commercial Provisions

2015 IECC Houston Commercial Amendments.

Life Safety Bureau (LSB) Standards

Houston Fire Marshal's Office Life Safety Bureau standards

Last updated: 7/18/2016

2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) Amendments Residential Provisions

2015 IECC Amendments Residential provisions

Last updated: 10/3/2016

ASHRAE 90.1-2013 Houston Amendments

To establish the minimum energy efficiency requirements of buildings other than low-rise residential buildings for

a. design, construction, and a plan for operation and maintenance; and

b. utilization of on-site, renewable energy resources

Last updated: 12/9/2016

List of the Currently Adopted Construction Codes (CE1199)

List of the currently adopted codes

Last updated: 04/01/2022

Energy Compliance Information Certificate

The Energy Compliance Information Certificate sticker has been updated to conform to the newly adopted 2015 IECC. The sticker can be used to comply with Section 401.3 of the Houston Energy Code or, if preferred, a builder can use their own compliance sticker. After it is completed and printed, the certificate must be attached inside the electrical panel. This sticker can be printed on Avery® Labels 6876.

Last updated: 1/4/2017