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UPDATE: Iowa State Building Code Bureau Adopted Codes

Ph: 515-725-6145
Fax: 515-725-6140
Email: bcinfo@dps.state.ia.us

The Iowa State Building Code Bureau is within the State Fire Marshal Division. The mission of this bureau is to ensure the construction of safe and accessible buildings. You may contact the Building Code Bureau by phone at (515) 725-6145, electronic mail at bcinfo@dps.state.ia.us, or regular mail to Building Code Bureau, State Fire Marshal Division, Iowa Department of Public Safety, 215 East 7th Street, Des Moines, IA 50319.

The Iowa State Building Code applies to the following:

  • State Owned Buildings
  • State Financed Buildings in jurisdictions without an adopted and enforced building code
  • Board of Regents facilities
  • Modular and Manufactured homes and commercial buildings
  • School owned structures in jurisdictions without an adopted and enforced building code

If listed above the following codes apply:

The following codes are applicable statewide and adopted by the following agencies:

The web site of the Iowa Association of Building Officials contains additional information regarding building codes and code enforcement in Iowa.

You can also gain free access to all National Fire Protection Association Codes and Standards by visiting the NFPA web site.

 

 

 
Iowa Department of Public Safety
State Fire Marshal Division
215 East 7th Street | Des Moines, Iowa 50319 | 515-725-6145

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