Building Codes

The City of Sugar Land certifies code compliance with the models established by the 2015 International Code Council (ICC). Below are links to common codes used by builders. For a full list of codes established by the ICC, please click here (

Although the City of Sugar Land has adopted the 2014 National Electric Code, the State of Texas has adopted the 2020 National Electric Code, therefore the City enforces code compliance with this newer version.

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