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Bellville, Texas Building Codes

Updated : 04/22/2024

Overview

Bellville, Texas, adopted the 2018 international Residential Code (IRC). Bellville, TX, Muni. Code § 3.02.101 (adoption). Bellville, Texas, adopted the 2018 International Building Code (IBC). Bellville, TX, Muni. Code § 3.02.051 (adoption). Bellville, Texas, adopted the 2018 International Existing Building Code (IEBC). Bellville, TX, Muni. Code § 3.02.201 (adoption).

Helpful resources for Bellville, Texas include the following.

Residential Building Code

Texas adopted a model state residential code but it is not in force unless adopted locally.See PLRB, Texas Building Codes for more information on state level codes.

Bellville adopted the 2018 IRC, locally. Note that adoptions usually come with amendments. So, it is important to review those amendments in addition to the unamended model code.

You can find a copy of the model code here.

You can find information about the adoption without amendment to the model code here.

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Drip Edge

Drip Edge: yes

Ice Barrier

Are ice barriers required for Bellville ? Undetermined
Comments:

We contacted the city of Bellville, TX, for additional amendments under § 3.02.101. However, no amendments regarding § R301.2 in the 2018 IRC were recorded. Any requirement for Ice Barriers is left undetermined. 

Government Officials
Last Name First Name Title E-mail Phone Note
Acock Denise Building Inspector denise@cityofbellville.com 979-865-3136

Comments

Bellville, Texas, adopted the 2018 international Residential Code (IRC). Bellville, TX, Muni. Code § 3.02.101 (adoption).

Existing Buildings

Existing buildings, meaning buildings that were built in accordance to code at the time of construction, typically merit extra consideration in a current updated code.

No adoption of Appendix J was found in the municipal code or city ordinances. 

Bellville, Texas, adopted the 2018 International Existing Building Code (IEBC). Bellville, TX, Muni. Code § 3.02.201 (adoption).

Commercial Building Code

Bellville adopted the 2018 IBC, locally. Note that adoptions usually come with amendments. So, it is important to review those amendments in addition to the unamended model code.

You can find a copy of the code here.You can find information about the adoption without amendment to the model code here.

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Comments

Bellville, Texas, adopted the 2018 International Building Code (IBC). Bellville, TX, Muni. Code § 3.02.051 (adoption). 

Existing Buildings

Bellville, Texas, adopted the 2018 International Existing Building Code (IEBC). Bellville, TX, Muni. Code § 3.02.201 (adoption). 

Other Building Codes

Bellville, Texas, adopted the 2020 National Electrical Code (NEC). Bellville, TX, Muni. Code § 3.02.251 (adoption). 

Bellville, Texas, adopted the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC). Bellville, TX, Muni. Code § 3.02.151 (adoption). 

Bellville, Texas, adopted the 2012 International Plumbing Code (IPC). Bellville, TX, Muni. Code § 3.02.421 (adoption). 

Bellville, Texas, adopted the 2018 International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC). Bellville, TX, Muni. Code § 3.02.551 (adoption). 

Bellville, Texas, adopted the 2018 International Mechanical Code (IMC). Bellville, TX, Muni. Code § 3.02.601 (adoption). 

Bellville, Texas, adopted the 2012 International Fire Code (IFC). Bellville, TX, Muni. Code § 5.03.001 (adoption).