The Johns Creek Building Division administers and enforces the current Georgia State Minimum Building Codes for construction, as adopted and amended by Georgia's Department of Community Affairs.

The City also enforces the Johns Creek Code Section 105 Buildings and Building Regulations and other municipal codes related to land development and zoning as well as other State and Fulton County regulations.

Please note: There are Georgia Amendments to the following codes linked by year. Contact the Department of Community Affairs for more information concerning these amendments.

Residential

  • International Residential Code, 2018 Edition, with Georgia Amendments (2020)
  • International Plumbing Code, 2018 Edition, with Georgia Amendments (2020), (2022)
  • National Electrical Code, 2020 Edition, with Georgia Amendments (2021)
  • International Energy Conservation Code, 2015 Edition, with Georgia Supplements and Amendments (2020), (2022)
  • International Swimming Pool and Spa Code, 2018 Edition, with Georgia Amendments (2020)

Commercial & Multi-Family

  • International Building Code, 2018 Edition, with Georgia Amendments (2020), (2022)
  • Life Safety Code (NFPA 101), 2018 Edition, with State Fire Marshal Modifications (2020)
  • Georgia Accessibility Code 120-3-20 (.01-.08) (2015)
  • International Fire Code, 2018 Edition, with State Fire Marshal Modifications (2020)
  • International Plumbing Code, 2018 Edition, with Georgia Amendments (2020), (2022)
  • International Mechanical Code, 2018 Edition, with Georgia Amendments (2020)
  • International Fuel Gas Code, 2018 Edition, with Georgia Amendments (2020), (2022)
  • International Existing Building Code, 2018 Edition, with Georgia Amendments (2021)
  • International Property Maintenance Code, 2018 Edition, with Georgia Amendments (2021)
  • National Electrical Code, 2020 Edition, with Georgia Amendments (2021)
  • International Energy Conservation Code, 2015 Edition, with Georgia Supplements and Amendments (2020), (2022)
  • International Swimming Pool and Spa Code, 2018 Edition, with Georgia Amendments (2020)

Resources

  • International Code Council (ICC) code books can be purchased
  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards can be purchased 
  • 2018 International Building Code – public online viewer (free)
  • 2018 International Residential Code – public online viewer (free)