Current Codes

  1. Inspection Services
Codes Enforcement

Development Services Building

171 N Ross St

John Hoar

John Hoar

Inspection Services Director / Building Official

The City of Auburn Inspection Services Department follows the following code editions for the safety and well-being of the entire Auburn community.

2021 International Codes effective January 1, 2022

  • 2021 International Building Code
  • 2021 International Plumbing Code
  • 2021 International Fuel/Gas Code
  • 2021 International Mechanical Code
  • 2021 International Fire Code
  • 2021 International Property Maintenance Code
  • 2015 International Commercial Energy Code
  • 2020 National Electrical Code
  • 2021 International Residential Code (with the Alabama Residential Building and Energy Code Amendments which repeals certain sections)
  • ICC A117.1-2017 Standards for Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities
  • 2021 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code as referenced in the International Building Code and International Residential Code.

Significant Changes to the 2021 Building and Residential Codes

Local Codes

State Codes



Full Building Inspections Policies and Procedures

Third Party Inspections

Third Party Plan Review