Adopted Codes

ICC-logoThe City of Cleburne adopted the 2015 International Building Codes and the 2017 National Energy Code with amendments.

The complete codes are available for review in the Community Development Department. Community Development is located on the 1st Floor of City Hall, 10 N. Robinson Street Cleburne, Texas 76033. Please feel free contact staff with any questions or concerns by calling 817-645-0955.

The City of Cleburne is in the process of reviewing the 2021 International Building Codes with the potential for adoption in fall 2022.

2021 ICC Code Adoption

City Council was briefed on Aug. 23 regarding the adoption of 2021 ICC codes. Major changes to the adopted 2015 codes include requirements for external disconnects and surge protection on all new residential construction, expanded use of GFCI receptacles, increases in the amount of required attic insulation (minimum R-49), and a 4mm (4/10 inch) increase in required foundation barrier thickness. The City of Cleburne anticipates adopting NCTCOG’s published amendments with minor local amendments in October 2022.

Minor local amendments are proposed to the IRC, IPC and IFGC. Redline versions of the local amendments can be found by clicking the links below:

NCTCOG amendments proposed for adoption by the City of Cleburne with no local amendments can be found by clicking the links below:

View a presentation outlining the most significant changes proposed by the 2021 ICC Codes here. ICC Adoption Presentation CoversheetTo review the approved amendments to each of the adopted codes, please use the links below.