Adopted Codes

Williamson County is currently under the 2009 edition of the International Building Code for all commercial, educational, and assembly occupancies. For all residential construction, the 2009 International Residential Code© applies.  
  • 2009 International Building Code
  • 2009 International Mechanical Code
  • 2009 International Plumbing Code
  • 2009 International Energy Conservation Code
  • 2007 ASHRAE Standard 90.1
  • 6 Chapter 11 of the 2009 International Residential Code

Plans submitted for residential occupancies covered by the 2009 International Building Code that are one (1) or two (2) story(s) in height having a gross area of less than five thousand (5,000) square feet must be significantly detailed and describe the site, foundation, framing, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, and sprinkler systems,

Note: Plans are not required to be designed by registered design professionals unless the project's complexity warrants otherwise. Buildings larger than this require plans to be developed by a registered design professional.

Additional Requirements
All Educational occupancies, Daycare facilities and large assembly occupancies must have plans approved by the Tennessee State Fire Marshals Office prior to permitting.