Nebraska State Fire Marshal 

246 South 14th Street, Suite 1
Lincoln, NE 68508-1804
Nebraska State Fire Marshal | Christopher Cantrell, State Fire Marshal 

Current Codes and Edition Adopted:
2018 International Building Code (IBC)
2018 International Residential Code (IRC)
2018 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC)
2018 International Existing Building Code (IEBC)​
Applicability (statewide, local, limited): LIMITED

The state code applies to all state owned buildings.  Local municipalities may either adopt the state code or a code that general complies with the state code.  If a local municipality does not do this, the state code applies to that municipality two years after the state adopts it. 

Amendments Disadvantaging Wood Construction:

Code amendments do not involve subjects impacting wood construction. 

Next Update Cycle:

Unknown at this time.  The adoption language for the 2018 I-Codes were revised in state code in 2021. 


Nebraska adopted the 2018 edition of the I-Codes in May of 2019.

Page last updated: January 2022