What are the Building Codes used in the City of Arlington?

The City of Arlington does not have its own Building Code. The Washington State Building Code Council determines, through legislative action, which building codes will be used by the local jurisdictions throughout the State of Washington. Please email the Permit Center or call at 360-403-3551 or for additional information.


Building Codes Used in Arlington

  • 2015 IRC – Residential Code with WA State Amendments
  • 2015 IBC – Building Code with WA State Amendments
  • 2015 IFC – Fire Code with WA State Amendments
  • 2015 IMC – Mechanical Code with WA State Amendments
  • 2015 UPC – Plumbing Code with WA State Amendments
  • 2015 IFGC – Fuel Gas Code with WA State Amendments
  • 2015 WSEC – Energy Code

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1. May I do the work myself or do I need to hire a contractor?
2. What are the Building Codes used in the City of Arlington?
3. What are the climatic and geographic design criteria?
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5. What hours is construction allowed in the City of Arlington?