Codes Adopted by the City of Paris:

 

Building:

  • 2012 International Building Code
  • 2012 International Residential Code
  • 2012 International Plumbing Code
  • 2012 International Mechanical Code
  • 2012 International Fuel Gas Code
  • 2012 International Existing Building Code
  • 2012 International Energy Conservation Code
  • 2012 International Property Maintenance Code

 

Fire Protection:

  • 2012 NFPA with Life Safety 101

 

Accessibility Code:

  • North Carolina State Building Code Volume 1-C 2002 Edition with 2004 Amendments

 

Electrical Code:

  • 2008 National Electric Code (NEC)

 

Design Criteria:

  • Seismic Design – Category D0
  • Wind Loads – Basic wind speed 90 mph at 3 second gusts
  • Snow Loads – Ground snow load 10 lb/sf
  • Minimum Footing Depth – 12”