State Code Agency: 
Alaska Department of Public Safety
Fire and Life Safety
Alaska State Fire Marshal has the authority 

5700 E. Tudor Rd.
Anchorage, AK 99507
Phone: (907) 269-5511
Contact: Lloyd Nakano, Assistant State Fire Marshal, 907-269-5491, e-mail:

Adopted I-Codes:
2021 International Building Code (IBC)
2021 International Residential Code (IRC)
2021 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC)​
Applicability (statewide, local, limited): LIMITED

The IRC and the IECC are not adopted Statewide but are at the discretion of the local jurisdiction.  The Alaska Housing Finance Corporation has adopted the 2018 IECC for residential uses. The City of Anchorage has in August of 2020 adopted the 2018 IBC, IEBC, IFC, IFGC, IECC and IMC.  They have also adopted the 2018 UPC. 


Tall Mass Timber Adoption

The tall mass timber provisions went into effect in 2022.



Page last updated: December 2023