Louisiana Building Codes

Adoption Info

Uniform Construction Codes and Amendments
effective January 1, 2020
Original document

Louisiana Building Codes

The building codes of Louisiana adopt the the International Building Code 2015 (IBC 2015), International Existing Building Code 2015 (IEBC 2015), International Residential Code 2015 (IRC 2015), International Mechanical Code 2015 (IMC 2015), International Plumbing Code 2015 (IPC 2015), International Fuel Gas Code 2015 (IFGC 2015), and the NFPA 70 ‒ National Electrical Code 2014. These codes include amendments enacted at the state level.

Louisiana building codes, including the fire and residential codes


States and cities enact critical amendments to the base codes. Louisiana has made amendment to the codes. UpCodes provides the only source to view these amendments integrated into the model codes. Learn about amendments

Louisiana Agencies

Louisiana State Uniform Construction Code Council
Website: http://lsuccc.dps.louisiana.gov
8181 Independence Blvd.
Baton Rouge
Phone: (225) 922-0817
Email: mark.joiner@la.gov