Codes & Ordinances Overview
Development in the City of San Antonio requires conformance with all adopted building codes, land use regulations and the City's design and construction standards.
On January 29, 2015, San Antonio City Council approved the adoption of the 2015 International Code Council (ICC) building-related, fire and property maintenance codes with local amendments. With the exception of the 2015 IECC, these new codes will go into effect on May 1, 2015. Until then, you may submit your plans under the 2012 I-Codes or the 2015 I-Codes.