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2015 IFC Code Comparison - Final

Comparison of the 2012 IFC and 2015 IFC Houston Amendments.

Last updated: 03/22/2022

2018 ISPSC Code Comparison - Final

Comparison of the 2012 ISPSC and 2018 ISPSC Houston Amendments.

Last updated: 03/22/2022

Code Change Proposal Form (CE1291)

This form should be completed when submitting a proposed code change during an established comment period.

Last updated: 03/02/2020

Code Word 2012-B49 Definitions Related to Administrative Processes

Definition terms related to existing building alterations that are used for administrative processes associated with plan review and permitting. 

2015 UMC Code Comparison - Final

Comparison of the 2012 UMC and 2015 UMC Houston Amendments.

Last updated: 03/22/2022

Code Change Proposal Example 2

Second example of a completed code change proposal form.

08C02 Commercial Wood Guardrail

08C02 Commercial Wood Guardrail Instructions

Garbage Collection Plan - Chapter 42 Amendments

A Garbage Collection Plan is required for a development or subdivision that contains lots that take access from private streets, permanent access easements, or shared driveways located inside the City of Houston Corporate Limits, that proposes 25 residential units or less.

SolarAPP Code Requirements (IRC Only) Comparison

Comparison and analysis of 2015 IRC and 2021 IRC code requirements regarding the Solar APP program.

Last updated: Sep. 27, 2022

2012 Code Words

Interpretations and applications of the Houston adopted codes: 2012 IBC, 2012 IRC, 2014 NEC, 2012 UMC, 2012 UPC, 2009 IECC, and ASHRAE 90.1-2007

Last updated: 07/06/2021