Building Codes


Purpose

The main purpose of building codes is to insure a certain level of security. By regulating the minimum standard of different aspects of construction, the structure is likely to be much safer than it otherwise would have been.

 

Waverly’s Building Codes

Waverly has adopted a variety of building codes. The code books are listed in the Municipal Code, and are as follows:

  • 2018 International Building Code
  • 2018 International Residential Code
  • 2018 International Energy Conservation Code
  • 2018 International Plumbing Code
  • 2018 International Mechanical Code
  • 2018 International Fuel Gas Code
  • 2018 International Property maintenance Code
  • 2018 International Existing Building Code
  • 2018 International Fire Code
  • NFPA 30 Flammable & Combustible liquids
  • NFPA 58 Propane

A copy of each of these code books and be viewed at the city office from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Mondays through Fridays. You are welcome to purchase your own copy as well. For questions, you may contact the Building Department at (402) 786-2312