Adopted Codes 

Current Codes

  • 2012 Arkansas Fire Prevention Code Vol. I (2012 IFC w/ Arkansas Amendments)
  • 2012 Arkansas Fire Prevention Code Vol. II - Commercial (2012 IBC w/ Arkansas Amendments)
  • 2012 Arkansas Fire Prevention Code Vol. III - Residential (2012 IRC w/ Arkansas Amendments)
  • 2006 Arkansas Plumbing Code (APC)
  • 2010 Arkansas Mechanical Code (AMC)
  • 2014 National Electrical Code (NEC)
  • 2006 Arkansas Fuel Gas Codes (AFGC)
  • 2014 Arkansas Energy Code (AEC)
  • 2009 ANSI A117.1
  • 2012 Existing Building Code
  • Life Safety Codes (LSC) - as referenced by IBC
  • Most Current NFPA Standard(s) (if applicable)

Design Requirements

  • Snow Load - 15 PSF
  • Residential Wind Load - 90 MPH
  • Commercial Wind Load - 115-120 MPH (depending on risk category in code book)
  • Seismic rating - Zone B
  • Rain Zone - 3.6 inches per hour