NEW MEXICO

Page updated as as of April 2020

State Code Agency:

Martin Romero, General Building Bureau Chief
Construction Industries Division
Toney Anaya Building
2550 Cerrillos Road, Third Floor
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Phone: (505) 476-4672
Fax: (505) 476-4685

Current State Codes and Edition Adopted:

Adopted statewide by NM Construction Industrial Div. (CID) as minimum state codes. A few local jurisdictions adopt codes under home rule. '03 IFC adopted statewide by the State Fire Marshal's Office.

  • 2017 National Electrical Code (NEC)
  • 2015 International Building Code (IBC)
  • 2009 International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC)
  • 2015 International Plumbing Code (IPC)
  • 2015 International Mechanical Code (IMC)
  • 2015 International Residential Code (IRC)
  • 2009 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC)
  • 2015 International Existing Building Code (IEBC)
  • 1997 National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 101 Life Safety Code

Applicability (statewide, local, limited): LIMITED

Codes are primarily adopted and enforced locally. All local jurisdictions can make any amendments they deem necessary in their jurisdictions.

Amendments Disadvantaging Wood Construction

The State amendments summary is here: http://164.64.110.239/nmac/_title14/title14.htm

Next Update Cycle (amendment opportunities):

Additional Notes:

With the adoption of the 2015 I Codes, Section R302.13 was DELETED from the adoption of the 2015 IRC.