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Jefferson County,
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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 2009 

International Building Code 2009 

International Existing Building Code 2009

International Fuel Gas Code 2009 

International Fire Code 2009 

International Mechanical Code 2009

International Energy Code 2009

International Plumbing Code 2009

National Electric Code 2008 (not available online)


Proposed Amendments to the 2015 International Residential Code can be seen here

Proposed Amendments to the 2014 National Electrical Code and Jefferson County Electrical Code 2017 can be seen here.