The codes and standards currently adopted and enforced by the Alabama Building Commission as the State Building Code are:
2009 International Building Code
2009 International Plumbing Code
2009 International Mechanical Code
2009 International Fuel Gas Code
2009 International Fire Code
2011 National Electric Code
ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1-2007 Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential
(*) The requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities supersede the handicapped requirements contained in the International Building Code.
ICC/NSSA Standard for the Design and Construction of Storm Shelters (ICC500-2008) The requirements of the ICC 500 are mandatory for new public K-12 schools only.
For additional requirements, refer to Chapter 2 of the Manual of Procedures.