Mississippi Building Code

Mississippi Building Code, Permit and Licensing Information

Updated: Jan. 11, 2013

What Are the Current Mississippi Building Code and Edition Adopted?

Additional Building Codes by State

Code Authority: Mississippi Insurance Department, Office of the State Fire Marshal, 888-648-0877, https://www.mid.ms.gov/sfm/fire-code-enforcement.aspx
State Licensing

State license required for commercial jobs over $100,000, city or county jobs over $50,000.  Electricians are not currently required to be licensed on a statewide level in Mississippi. Check with your local jurisdiction, such as the City of Jackson, for local licensing requirements.

State Licensing Division https://www.mid.ms.gov/licensing-search/licensing-search.aspx
State Fire Marshall
State Environmental Permit https://www.mdeq.ms.gov/

Applicability (statewide, local, limited): LIMITED

Codes are adopted at the local level.  Local jurisdictions which adopt codes must currently adopt either the 2018, 2015, or 2012 edition of the International Codes (within the three latest editions of the International Codes), or they may opt out.

Mississippi Building Code by County
Mississippi Construction Code by County

Additional Building Codes by State

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming


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