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Construction Codes

Current Codes

The City of Fort Worth subscribes to the 2014 National Electric Code and the 2009 International Building Codes.Please find the most recent City of Fort Worth amendments and interpretations below.

You may purchase codebooks through the International Code Council by calling 1-800-786-4452 or through other Internet sources. The Planning & Development Department Customer Service Section has a limited selection of codebooks, which will be available for purchase. The City of Fort Worth code amendment books will continue to be available for purchase at the Planning & Development Customer Service Section.

Other City Code References:

  • Zoning Regulations: Appendix A
  • Development Standards: Appendix A, Chapter 6
  • Landscaping: Appendix A, Chapter 6, Article 3
  • Subdivision: Chapter 31

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Accommodations are available for residents who have accessibility requirements. To learn more about accessibility accommodations available from the City of Fort Worth, visit the Accessibility page or request an accomodation due to disability.