Alan McClain, State Insurance Commissioner
1200 West Third Street
Little Rock, AR 72201-1904
Phone: (501) 371-2600 or 1-800-282-9134
Codes are adopted and enforced locally. All local jurisdictions can make amendments they deem necessary in their jurisdictions.
The tall mass timber provisions went into effect in 2023.
No apparent disadvantages at this time.
Unable to locate plan to update to 2018 “I” Codes. Still using 2012 IBC and IRC.
Upon investigation of various communities, the range of code adoptions ranged from the 2006 to the 2018 Editions of the code. The ICC publishes the Arkansas Building Codes and are based on the ICC versions of the I codes.
Page last updated: January 2022