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Avondale’s New Codes for Building Construction take Effect July 1

Post Date:05/09/2019

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Avondale’s New Codes for Building Construction take Effect July 1

Effective July 1, the City of Avondale will be implementing new codes for building construction. To continue efforts to promote safe and healthy construction throughout the City of Avondale, the city periodically updates its building codes to stay current with industry standards and to be consistent with the building regulations of neighboring jurisdictions. 

As adopted by City Council on March 4, 2019, the City will be implementing the following codes:

  • 2018 International Building Code
  • 2018 International Residential Code
  • 2018 International Fuel Gas Code
  • 2018 International Plumbing Code
  • 2018 International Mechanical Code
  • 2018 International Energy Conservation Code
  • 2018 International Existing Building Code
  • 2017 National Electric Code

These codes were adopted with an amendment package which can be found on the City website at .  Plans designed to these codes may be submitted prior to the effective date. Any plan submitted on or after July 1, 2019 must be designed to these codes.

For details or to ask questions contact the Building Safety Division of Avondale Development & Engineering Services Department at 623-333-4005 or .





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