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State Minimum Standards

The City enforces the latest edition of the following Georgia State Minimum Standard Codes, as adopted and amended by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.

  • International Building Code
  • International Energy Conservation Code
  • International Existing Building Code
  • International Fire Code
  • International Fuel Gas Code
  • International Mechanical Code
  • International Plumbing Code
  • International Property Maintenance Code
  • International Residential Code
  • International Swimming Pool and Spa Code
  • National Electrical Code

Additional Building Standards

The City enforces the Rules and Regulations of the Safety Fire Commissioner, as adopted and amended by the Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner.

  • NFPA 1, Fire Code
  • NFPA 101, Life Safety Code
  • All applicable National Fire Protection Association Standards and Rules and Regulations of the Safety Fire Commissioner as adopted by the State of Georgia

The City enforces the minimum requirements as set forth by National Fire Protection Association and American Water Works Association standards.

  • AWWA, Underground Fire Lines
  • NFPA 10, Standard for Portable Fire Extinguishers
  • NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems
  • NFPA 13D, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in One- and Two-Family Dwellings and Manufactured Home
  • NFPA 13R, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in Low-Rise Residential Occupancies
  • NFPA 72, National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code
  • NFPA 96, Standard for Ventilation Control and Fire Protection of Commercial Cooking Operations