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865 SE Barrington Drive
Oak Harbor, WA 98277
Phone: 360-279-4500
Fax: 360-279-4507

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Current Codes

Current Codes in Use

The City of Oak Harbor Building Division currently utilizes the following National Codes, Washington State Building Code Amendments, Oak Harbor Municipal Codes – Building and Construction, Additional Oak Harbor Regulations and NFPA Standards.

National Codes

  • International Building Code
  • International Residential Code
  • International Fire Code
  • International Mechanical Code
  • International Fuel Gas Code
  • Uniform Plumbing Code 
  • International Property Maintenance Code
  • National Electrical Code
  • Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities (ICC/ANSI 117.1)
  • International Existing Building Code

Washington State Amendments

  • WAC 51-50 IBC Amendments
  • WAC 51-51 IRC Amendments
  • WAC 51-52 IMC, IFGC & NFGC Amendments
  • WAC 51-54 IFC Amendments
  • WAC 51-56 UPC Amendments
  • WAC 51-11R Washington State Energy Code, Residential Provisions
  • WAC 51-11C Washington State Energy Code, Commercial Provisions

    For additional information on the Washington State Building Codes or to download the Washington State Amendments, click on this link to go to the Washington State Building Code Council web site.


Oak Harbor Municipal Code – Building & Construction

  • 17.05    International Building Code
  • 17.06    International Residential Code
  • 17.10    International Mechanical Code
  • 17.12    Uniform Plumbing Code
  • 17.15    Washington State Energy Code, Residential Provisions
  • 17.16    Washindton State Energy Code, Commercial Provisions
  • 17.22    2006 International Property Maintenance Code 
  • 16.60    Manufactured Home Installation Requirements
  • 8.03      International Fire Code
  • 8.05      Fire protection Features in Buildings
  • 8.12      Fire Alarm Systems

 Additional Oak Harbor Regulations

  • Oak Harbor Zoning Codes
  • Oak Harbor Public Works Construction Standards
  • Oak Harbor Design Guidelines
  • International Fire Code
  • Fire Sprinkler Regulations

 NFPA Standards (Published by the National Fire Protection Association)

  • NFPA 13 Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler System
  • NFPA 54 National Fuel Gas Code
  • NFPA 58 Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code
  • NFPA 72 National Fire Alarm Code
  • NFPA 99 Standard for Healthcare Facilities



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