IDAHO

Page updated as of February 2021

State Code Agency:

Idaho Building Code Boards
Department of Building Safety
1090 E. Watertower Street
Meridian, ID 83642
Phone: (208) 334-3951
Contact: Chris Jensen, Administrator, 208-334-395
https://dbs.idaho.gov/

Current State Codes and Edition Adopted:

  • 2018 International Building Code (IBC) with amendments
  • 2020 Idaho Energy Conservation Code (2018 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), with Idaho amendments)
  • 2018 Idaho Residential Code (2012 International Residential Code (IRC) Parts I, II, III and IX with Idaho amendments)
  • 2018 International Existing Building Code (IEBC)

Applicability (statewide, local, limited): STATEWIDE

Here is a summary for codes applicability: https://dbs.idaho.gov/faqs/building-frequently-asked-questions/ 

Amendments Disadvantaging Wood Construction:

None identified. State amendments to the above codes are contained in their administrative rules, IDAPA 07.03.01 – Rules of Building: https://dbs.idaho.gov/faqs/building-frequently-asked-questions/ 

Next Update Cycle (amendment opportunities):

The codes were updated to the 2018 versions on January 1, 2021. Contact: (208) 332-7137

Additional Notes: