Codes

Washoe County and Incline Village Codes

 As of September 1, 2013 Washoe County has adopted new Codes.



Current Codes Followed by Washoe County Building & Safety Department

2012 International Building Code - "IBC" (Chapters 2 through 35 and Appendices C, E & I)
2012 International Residential Code - "IRC"  (Chapters 2 through 44 and Appendices A, B, C, G, H, J, K, & L)
2012 International Existing Building Code - "IEBC" (Chapters 2 through 16 and Appendices)
2009 International Energy Conservation Code - "IECC"
2012 International Fuel Gas Code - "IFGC" (Chapters 2 through 8 and Appendix A)
2012 International Green Construction Code - "IGCC" (Chapters 2 through 12)
2012 International Mechanical Code - "IMC" (Chapters 2 through 15)
2012 International Wildland Urban Interface Code - "IWUIC" (Chapter 5)
2012 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code - "ISPSC" (Chapters 2 through 11)
2012 Uniform Plumbing Code - "UPC" (Chapters 2 through 17 and Appendices A, B, D, E, F, I and L)
2012 Uniform Mechanical Code - "UMC" (Chapters 2 through 17 and appendices A, B and C)
2011 National Electric Code - "NEC"
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 54 and 58
2011 Northern Nevada Energy Code Amendments by the NNICC
2012 Northern Nevada Code Amendments by the NNICC

Amendments by the Washoe County Building Department to the above Codes can be found within

Copy of the 2013 Washoe County Chapter 100

Washoe County 2012 IRC Warning Sheet

Copy of the 2012 Northern Nevada Code Amendments by the NNICC

2012 Wildland Urban Interface Code Guide

As of July 1, 2012, the Washoe County Building Department adopted the 2009 International Energy Conservation Code (2009 IECC) 

2009 IECC Prescriptive Form

The Northern Nevada Chapter of the International Code Council's 2011 Amendments to the 2009 IECC

 **Search the Current List of Energy Auditors Lincensed with the State of Nevada**

On the search page, choose "EA" from the License Number pull down and hit "Search."


MECcheck online for commercial (COMcheck) and residential (REScheck) worksheets.  You will need to use the 2009 Model Energy Code, which will require you to download the most current versions.
energycodes.gov

History of Adopted Washoe County Building Codes


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