Codes DivisionPhone: (337) 291-8491The Codes Division of the Planning, Zoning, & Development Department is charged with the responsibility of implementing the Louisiana State Uniform Construction Codes so that everyone can be assured of a safe place to live, shop, be entertained and even to worship.
The Codes Division also acts as the permitting agency for Lafayette Consolidated Government in addition to implementing the Federal Flood Management Program.
More information pertaining to the new building code regulations can be found at the following websites:
Codes Division deals with the following functions:
Currently adopted codes in effect:
(see Attachment I of the Commercial Plan Review packet)
Residential CodeInternational Residential Code, 2012 Edition (IRC) Without chapters: 25 thru 32
Plumbing Codes2013 Edition LA State Plumbing Code with amendments.
Electrical Codes2011 Edition National Electric Code (NEC)
Gas CodesInternational Fuel/Gas Code, 2012 Edition (IFGC)
Mechanical CodesInternational Mechanical Code, 2012 Edition (IMC)
Existing Building CodeInternational Existing Building Code, 2012 Edition (IEBC)
International Property Maintenance Code, 2006 Edition (IPMC)
To view State Code amendments:http://doa.louisiana.gov/osr/lac/books.htmGo to Title 55 Public Safety Part VI Uniform Construction Code, Pages 349-360
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