New Mexico Building Codes

Building Codes References

New Mexico's building codes are mandatory minimum standards for all buildings.
Code TypeCode ModelAmendment Contact
Building/Dwelling CodeIBC 2006 (2006 New Mexico Building Code)Construction Industries Division, (505) 476-4700 or online
Structural CodeIBC 2006 (2006 New Mexico Building Code)Construction Industries Division, (505) 476-4700 or online
Plumbing CodeUPC 2006 (2006 New Mexico Plumbing & Mechanical Code)Construction Industries Division, (505) 476-4700 or online
Mechanical CodeUMC 2006 (2006 New Mexico Plumbing & Mechanical Code)Construction Industries Division, (505) 476-4700 or online
Electrical CodeNEC 2005 (New Mexico Electrical Code 2005)Construction Industries Division, (505) 476-4700 or online
Fire/Life Safety Code2006 IFCNew Mexico Public Regulation Commission, 800-947-4722
Accessibility CodeICC/ANSI A117.1-1998 (New Mexico Building Code)Construction Industries Division, (505) 476-4700 or online
Energy CodeIECC 2006 (2006 New Mexico Energy Conservatiuon Code)No amendments
Applies to commercial construction
Boiler CodeASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel CodeConstruction Industries Division, (505) 476-4700

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
StructuralConstruction Industries Division
Phone: (505) 476-4700
PlumbingConstruction Industries Division
Phone: (505) 476-4700
MechanicalConstruction Industries Division
Phone: (505) 476-4700
ElectricalConstruction Industries Division
Phone: (505) 476-4700
AccessibilityConstruction Industries Division
Phone: (505) 476-4700
Plan ReviewPlan Review and Permitting Section, Construction I
Phone: (505) 827-7043
Fax: (505) 827-7045
EnergyMichael McDiarmid
Energy Engineer, Energy Conservation & Management
Phone: (505) 476-3319
Planning/Land UsePlan Review and Permitting Section, CID
Phone: (505) 827-4869
Fax: (505) 827-7045
Building codes are also available for these other New Mexico municipalities: