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Below you can find links to Building Codes and Authorities Having Jurisdiction for Tampa, Florida.

This information is obtained directly from the source -- the city, county and state building departments that issue these codes. If you find an error, please send an e-mail with the updated information to

Notes Concerning Florida Building Codes

• Tampa’s Construction Services Center provides a one-stop location for construction-related needs, (813) 274-3100, Phone; (813) 259-1799, Fax.

Tampa Florida Building Codes

Code TypeCode ModelAmendment Contact
Building/Dwelling CodeFlorida Building Code 2007 (2006 IBC)Construction Services,
(813) 274-3100
Structural CodeFlorida Building Code 2007 (2006 IBC)Construction Services,
(813) 274-3100
Plumbing CodeFlorida Building Code 2007 (2006 IPC)Construction Services,
(813) 274-3100
Mechanical CodeFlorida Building Code 2007 (2006 IMC)Construction Services,
(813) 274-3100
Electrical CodeNEC 2005Construction Services,
(813) 274-3100
Fire/Life Safety CodeFlorida Fire Prevention Code
Accessibility CodeFlorida Accessibility Code (Adopting Ordinance: 98-40)Dept. of Community Affairs, (850) 487-1824 and online
Energy CodeASHRAE 90.1-2004Florida Dept. of Community Affairs,
(850) 487-1824

Florida Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ)

Authorities Having Jurisdiction are those government officials who are the final authority on questions in a particular area (or jurisdiction).
Jurisdictional AreaContact
StructuralInspectional Services, ext. 8229
Phone: (813) 274-3100
PlumbingInspectional Services, ext. 8229
Phone: (813) 274-3100
MechanicalInspectional Services, ext. 8229
Phone: (813) 274-3100
ElectricalInspectional Services, ext. 8229
Phone: (813) 274-3100
AccessibilityInspectional Services, ext. 8229
Phone: (813) 274-3100
Historic PreservationLand Development Coordination
Phone: (813) 274-8403
ZoningLand Development Coordination
Phone: (813) 274-8403
PlanningLand Development Coordination
Phone: (813) 274-8403
City AttorneyDavid Smith
City Attorney
Phone: (813) 274-8996
Public WorksIrvin Lee
Director, Public Works
Phone: (813) 274-8721
Fax: (813) 274-8080
Fire MarshalTodd Spear
Fire Marshal
Phone: (813) 274-7011
Fax: (813) 274-7026
Parks/RecreationKaren Palus
Phone: (813) 274-8615
Fax: (813) 274-7730

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