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EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2019:  The City of Katy has adopted the 2015 International Building Codes and the 2017 National Electrical Code.  Any plans submitted after January 1, 2019 must comply with the 2015 International Building Codes and the 2017 National Electrical Code.

Sec. 3.101  ADOPTION OF INTERNATIONAL, STANDARD AND NATIONAL CODES

**The City of Katy has adopted the 2012 International Building Codes and the 2011 National Electrical Code which will go into effect on January 1, 2014.**

The following codes and appendixes thereto and subsequent amendments and additions are hereby adopted by reference as though they were copied herein word for word:

International Building Code – 2012 Edition

International Existing Buildings Code – 2012 Edition

International Fire Code – 2012 Edition

International Fuel and Gas Code – 2012 Edition

International Property Maintenance Code – 2012 Edition

International Plumbing Code – 2012 Edition

International Residential Code – 2012 Edition

International Mechanical Code – 2012 Edition

National Electrical Code – 2011 Edition – State Minimum 2017

International Energy Conservation Code – 2012 Edition – State Minimum 2015

International Swimming Pool & Spa Code – 2012 Edition

NFPA 101 Life Safety Code – 2012 Edition

(Ordinance 2587, adopted 9/23/13)

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