Welcome to Building and Codes
On August 14, 2017 the Resolution to adopt the 2012 IBC, IRC, IPC, IMC, IFC, IFGC, as well as, the 2009 IEC, IPMC, and the 2009 ICC/ANSI A117.1 Accessible & Usable Buildings & Facility Code was passed. The effective date of
the 2012 Edition of the International Codes Resolution will take effect and be in force beginning January 1, 2018. This Edition of all adopted codes will be available for public view at the Montgomery County Clerk's
Office and at the Building and Codes Office during regular business hours. 2012 Significant Code Changes
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Montgomery County Building and Codes is comprised of four departments/divisions.
Protecting the public's life, health, and welfare in the built environment. Jurisdiction across the country involves a busy and complicated profession that addresses every aspect of the building construction industry. The job is not limited to the
difficult task of understanding and applying the architectural, engineering and construction concepts of building, plumbing, electrical, mechanical and fire codes. The job includes the enforcement of zoning, the subdivision of property,
housing, environmental, traffic and various other county or state laws that directly affect the building construction industry.
Codes Enforcement Division
The purpose of the code is to provide the basic minimum housing standards deemed essential for safe and healthful living. The code provides the minimum requirements necessary to maintain any residential occupancy in a safe and sanitary condition.
In addition, the codes enforcement division enforces provisions of zoning resolutions of Montgomery County, adopted by the County Commission. The provisions of this resolution shall be administered by the Montgomery County Building Commissioner.
This official or designee shall have the right to enter upon any premises in Montgomery County at any reasonable time for the purpose of making inspections of buildings or premises necessary to carry out his duties in the enforcement of this
Office Administration Department
The purpose of this department is to provide support and assistance to the Building Department and Codes Enforcement Division. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to issuing building, and plumbing permits; maintaining records
and reports; generating correspondence; answering questions from the public and other County Departments regarding local zoning laws and regulations; reviewing of subdivision plats prior to preliminary and final plat approval, checking for zoning
regulation compliance; preparing and coordinating requisitions for purchases; preparing and processing statistical analyses; handling department accounting functions; preparing notification letters, meeting agendas, meeting minutes and case file
for appeals hearings and board meetings; and performing other related duties as assigned by the Building Commissioner.
The Montgomery County Storm Water Management Resolution (#03-1-5) was adopted by the County Board of Commissioners on January 22, 2003, and which established the Storm Water Management Program. The Montgomery County Storm Water Management
Program is charged with the responsibility for protecting, maintaining, and enhancing the public health, environment, safety & general welfare by establishing minimum requirements and procedures to control the adverse effects of storm water
runoff (quality & quantity) associated with development within Montgomery County, Tennessee, outside of the Corporate Limits of the City of Clarksville, Tennessee.