Wisconsin Building Codes

Building Codes References

Wisconsin has written its own statewide, mandatory building codes, incorporating the 2006 edition IBC, IMC, IECC, and IFGC codes effective with the March 1, 2008 implementation date. Local jurisdictions may adopt more stringent regulations, except where indicated below.
Code TypeCode ModelAmendment Contact
Building/Dwelling CodeIBC 2009 (WI Commercial Building Code, Chapter 62)State Document Sales,
(800) 362-7253 and online
Structural CodeIBC 2009 (WI Commercial Building Code, Chapter 62)State Document Sales,
(800) 362-7253 and online
Plumbing CodeWisconsin Commercial Building Code, Chapters 81-84State Document Sales, (800) 362-7253 and online
Local jurisdictions can not amend
Mechanical CodeIMC 2009 (WI Commercial Building Code, Chapter 64)State Document Sales,
(800) 362-7253 and online
Electrical CodeNEC 2008(WI Commercial Building Code, Chapter 16)State Document Sales,
(800) 362-7253 and online
Fire/Life Safety Code2009 NFPA-1 (WI Commercial Building Code, Chapters 14 & 30)State Document Sales,
(800) 362-7253 and online
Accessibility CodeADA Standards (WI Commercial Building Code, Chapter 62)State Document Sales,
(800) 362-7253 and online
Energy CodeIECC 2009 (WI Commercial Building Code, Chapter 63)State Document Sales,
(800) 362-7253 and online
Elevator CodeWisconsin Commercial Building Code, Chapter 18State Document Sales,
(800) 362-7253 and online
Gas CodeIFGC 2009 (WI Commercial Building Code, Chapter 65)State Document Sales,
(800) 362-7253 and online
Boiler CodeWisconsin Commercial Building Code, Chapter 41State Document Sales,
(800) 362-7253 and online

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
StructuralPlan Reviewer
Phone: (608) 266-7586
Fax: (608) 283-7402
PlumbingPlumbin Plan Reviewer
Phone: (608) 785-8072
Fax: (608) 283-7403
MechanicalJim Quast
HVAC/Energy Program Manager
Phone: (608) 266-9292
ElectricalJoe Hertel
Electrical and Lighting Systems Program Manager
Phone: (608) 266-5649
Fax: (608) 283-7418
Plan ReviewJim Smith
Commercial Buildings Division Program Manager
Phone: (608) 266-0251
EnergyJim Quast
HVAC/Energy Program Manager
Phone: (608) 266-9292
Fire MarshalRobert DuPont
S & B Fire Prevention Program Supervisor
Phone: (608) 266-8984
Boiler InspectorRick Merkle
Boiler Inpsector Supervisor
Phone: (608) 266-3037
Elevator InspectorDan Meneguin
Elevator Inspector Supervisor
Phone: (608) 266-0056
Building codes are also available for these other Wisconsin municipalities: