International Code Council® (ICC) Building Codes

The adoption of the following codes was approved by Wilmington City Council on February 20, 2014 and are effective April 1, 2014.

The ICC codes meet the standards of today’s construction industry and ensure the greatest level of safety for all occupants that live and build structures in Wilmington.

They promotes advances in technology, thus allowing new and safer methods that can be utilized to maximize efforts for safer and more economically feasible structures.

Sub. No. 2 to Ordinance No. 13-034

International Building Code 2012

International Mechanical Code 2012

International Plumbing Code 2012

International Residential Code 2012


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Department of Licenses and Inspections
Louis L. Redding City/County Building
800 N. French Street, 3rd Floor
Wilmington DE 19801

Phone: (302) 576-3030

Fax: (302) 571-4423

Code Enforcement: (302) 576-3030

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