Missouri Building Code, Permit & Licensing Information
Updated: Jan. 13, 2023
What Are The Current Adopted Missouri Building Codes?
- 2015 International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC)
- 2015 International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC)
- 2015 International Existing Building Code (IEBC)
- 2015 International Residential Code (IRC)
- 2015 International Fire Code (IFC)
- 2015 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code (ISPSC)
- 2015 International Building Code (IBC)
- 2015 International Mechanical Code (IMC)
- 2015 International Plumbing Code (IPC)
- 2009 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC)
- 2006 International Private Sewage Disposal Code (IPSDC)
- The NEC is adopted and enforced at the local level. The city of St Louis adopted 2017 NEC effective 8/1/18.
- No statewide energy code
- National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 101 Life Safety Code 2015
Missouri building codes are adopted on a six-year cycle rather than following the three-year ICC development cycle.
Applicability (statewide, local, limited): LIMITED
Codes are primarily adopted and enforced locally. All local jurisdictions can make any amendments they deem necessary in their jurisdictions.
|State Licensing||Specialty contractor licensing may be required but general contractor licensing is not required by the State of Missouri. Local jurisdictions may also require licensing.|
|State Licensing Division||https://pr.mo.gov/|
|State Environmental Permit||https://dnr.mo.gov/about-us/division-environmental-quality|
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