Building Codes

Current Codes

The following codes are currently enforced by the City of Bismarck:
  • 2009 North Dakota State Plumbing Code Amendments (including Appendix H)
  • 2012 International Building Code
  • 2012 International Fire Code
  • 2012 International Fuel Gas Code

  • 2011 National Electric Code, Wiring Standards of North Dakota
  • 2012 International Mechanical Code
  • 2012 International Residential Code


Area Information-


Currently under review. Please contact the Building Inspections Department (355-1465) for more information.

Code Interpretation


For code interpretation, please call the Building Division at (701) 355-1465.

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