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Below you can find links to Building Codes and Authorities Having Jurisdiction for San Antonio, Texas.

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 Texas Building Codes

San Antonio has adopted the 2009 International Building Code with amendments. The amendments are available for purchase from the City Clerks office at City Hall on the second floor. Telephone number for the City Clerk is (210) 207-7253

San Antonio Texas Building Codes

Code TypeCode ModelAmendment Contact
Building/Dwelling CodeIBC 2009, IRC 2009Plans & Permits,
(210) 207-1111 or online
Structural CodeIBC 2009Plans & Permits,
(210) 207-1111 or online
Plumbing CodeUPC 2009Plans & Permits,
(210) 207-1111 or online
Mechanical CodeIMC 2009Plans & Permits,
(210) 207-1111 or online
Electrical CodeNEC 2008 (City of San Antonio Code, Chapter 10)Plans & Permits,
(210) 207-1111 or online
Fire/Life Safety CodeIFC 2009 with local amendmentsOnline
Accessibility CodeState of Texas Accessibility Standards (TAS)Secretary of State’s Office, (512) 463-5561 and online
Energy CodeIECC 2009 with local amendmentsPlans & Permits,
(210) 207-1111 or Online
Other CodesSustainable Building Code

Texas 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
StructuralMichael Constantino
Chief Building Inspector
Phone: (210) 207-8314
PlumbingRobert Stricker
Chief Plumbing Inspector
Phone: (210) 207-8279
MechanicalRolando Maldonado
Chief HVAC Inspector
Phone: (210) 207-8242
ElectricalRay Martinez
Chief Electrical Inspector
Phone: (210) 207-8286
Fax: (210) 207-3315
CivilAndrew Winter
Acting Chief Engineer
Phone: (210) 207-0265
AccessibilityJudy Babbitt
Planning Manager
Phone: (210) 207-7900
Historic PreservationAnn McGlone
Historic Preservation Officer
Phone: (210) 207-8316
Fax: (210) 207-7897
ZoningJohn Jacks
Senior Planner
Phone: (210) 207-1111
Fax: (210) 207-3315
PlanningEmil Moncivais
Planning Director
Phone: (210) 207-7873
EnvironmentalDebbie Reid
City Arborist
Phone: (210) 207-8053
City AttorneyMichael Bernard
City Attorney
Phone: (210) 207-8940
Fax: (210) 207-4004
Public WorksThomas G. Wendorf
Director of Public Works
Phone: (210) 207-8017
Fire MarshalFire Marshal
Phone: (210) 207-8410
Parks/RecreationMalcolm Matthews
Phone: (210) 207-8480
AviationMark Webb
Aviation Director
Phone: (210) 207-3450

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