Building Codes & Brochures


Building Codes

The City of Texarkana, Texas presently operates under the following codes:

  • International Building Code - 2015 Edition
  • International Plumbing Code - 2015 Edition
  • International Fuel Gas Code - 2015 Edition
  • International Mechanical Code - 2015 Edition
  • National Electrical Code - 2014 Edition
  • International Fire Code - 2006 Edition
  • International Residential Code - 2015 Edition-Except Chapter 11 deleted. Chapter 11 International Residential Code 2009 adopted.
  • International Energy Conservation Code - 2009 Edition
  • International Property Maintenance Code - 2015 Edition

The City of Texarkana, Texas amendments to the above codes may be seen on the City's Codes of Ordinances.

These codes can be purchased or seen on-line at the International Code Council.

Plans must also comply with Texas Accessibility Standards (TAS) and Texas Department of Licensing and Regulations (TDLR). 


The following brochures are available for your convenience:

These brochures may also be requested by fax, mail or email at

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