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Jefferson County,
Est. 1818
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Codes and Ordinances

Following is a list of Codes and Ordinances currently in effect for Jefferson County:


Building Code Amendments - Chapter 500


Dangerous Building Order - Section 500.320


Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance - Chapter 405 


On-Site Sewage Treatment Code - Chapter 705


These can be found by clicking here.



The following Codes have been adopted by Jefferson County: 


International Residential Code 2015

International Building Code 2015 

International Fuel Gas Code 2015

International Fire Code 2015 

International Mechanical Code 2015

International Energy Conservation Code 2015

International Plumbing Code 2015

International Swimming Pool and Spa Code 2015 

National Electric Code 2008 (not available online)


In 2017-2018, the County Council passed major amendments to the Jefferson County Building Code.  The ordinances amending the Building Code can be found here, here, and here.