The new 2009 Seattle technical codes are now in effect as of Nov. 23, 2010. This includes:
• Building Code
• Residential Code
• Existing Building Code
• Energy Code – Non-Residential*
• Mechanical Code
• Fuel and Gas Code
• Plumbing Code
• Fire Code
Most of the 2009 Seattle codes and amendments are now available for purchase at DPD’s Public Resource Center (PRC) on the 20th floor of the Seattle Municipal Tower. The PRC will also mail codes to purchasers. To order codes and to confirm what is currently available and cost, please contact the PRC at (206) 684-8467 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 2009 Seattle Energy Code is now in effect for nonresidential spaces. The revised requirements for residential spaces will take effect on Jan. 1, 2011. Work is underway to prepare code insert pages with the Seattle amendments, and to update the Seattle Energy Code website, compliance forms, CAMs and Director’s Rules. New material will be posted as it becomes available. For further information, see the 2009 Seattle Energy Code Update link.
If you’d like to see more information about the codes, the Seattle amendments are contained in the legislation that adopted the codes. Links are here:
You can view the 2009 International Codes on ICC’s free website:
For other questions, please contact Maureen Traxler at (206) 233-3892 or email@example.com.
* The 2009 Energy Code for Residential Construction goes into effect January 1, 2011. For questions about the Energy Code, please contact John Hogan at (206) 386-9145 or firstname.lastname@example.org.