Idaho Building Code Boards
Department of Building Safety

1090 E. Watertower Street
Meridian, ID 83642
Phone: (208) 334-3951
Contact: Chris Jensen, Administrator, 208-334-3951

Adopted I-Codes:
2018 International Building Code (IBC)
2018 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC)
2018 International Residential Code (IRC)
Applicability (statewide, local, limited): STATEWIDE

The IBC, IRC and IEBC are adopted at the State level, local jurisdictions can amend.  Local jurisdictions cannot adopt amendments that are more restrictive than the State codes with the exception of Chapter 11 which cannot be less restrictive.  The enabling legislation does not allow one and two family dwellings to be required to have automatic sprinklers.   

Here is a summary for code applicability:

Tall Mass Timber Adoption

The tall mass timber provisions went into effect in 2021.


Page last updated: December 2023