Canton, Georgia Building Codes

Updated : 05/02/2024

Overview

Canton, Georgia, adopted the 2018 International Residential Code (IRC). Canton, GA, Muni. Code § 101.09.00 (adoption). Canton, Georgia, adopted the 2018 International Building Code (IBC). Canton, GA, Muni. Code § 101.09.00 (adoption). No adoption of the International Existing Building Code was found in the municipal code or city ordinances.

Note that Appendices referenced in the text of the construction codes shall be considered an integral part of the construction codes.

Helpful resources for Canton, Georgia include the following.

Residential Building Code

Georgia adopted a statewide mandatory residential code that will control. Authority for local amendments will be limited.See PLRB, Georgia Building Codes for more information on state level codes.

Canton 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 Canton ? Undetermined
Comments:

We contacted the city of Canton, GA, for additional amendments under § 101.09.00. However, no amendments regarding § R301.2 in the 2018 IRC were recorded. Any requirement for Ice Barriers is left undetermined.

Comments

Canton, Georgia, adopted the 2018 International Residential Code (IRC). Canton, GA, Muni. Code § 101.09.00 (adoption). Note that Appendices referenced in the text of the construction codes shall be considered an integral part of the construction codes.

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 or the International Existing Building Code was found in the municipal code or city ordinances.

Commercial Building Code

Canton 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

Canton, Georgia, adopted the 2018 International Building Code (IBC). Canton, GA, Muni. Code § 101.09.00 (adoption). Note that Appendices referenced in the text of the construction codes shall be considered an integral part of the construction codes.

Existing Buildings

No adoption of the International Existing Building Code was found in the municipal code or city ordinances. Note that Appendices referenced in the text of the construction codes shall be considered an integral part of the construction codes.

Other Building Codes

Canton, Georgia, adopted the 2018 International Plumbing Code (IPC). Canton, GA, Muni. Code § 101.09.00 (adoption).

Canton, Georgia, adopted the 2018 International Fire Code (IFC). Canton, GA, Muni. Code § 101.09.00 (adoption).

Canton, Georgia, adopted the 2018 International Mechanical Code (IMC). Canton, GA, Muni. Code § 101.09.00 (adoption).

Canton, Georgia, adopted the 2018 International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC). Canton, GA, Muni. Code § 101.09.00 (adoption).

Canton, Georgia, adopted the 2020 National Electrical Code (NEC). Canton, GA, Muni. Code § 101.09.00 (adoption).

Canton, Georgia, adopted the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC). Canton, GA, Muni. Code § 101.09.00 (adoption).

Canton, Georgia, adopted the 2018 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code (ISPSC). Canton, GA, Muni. Code § 101.09.00 (adoption).

Canton, Georgia, adopted the 2018 International Plumbing Maintenance Code (IPMC). Canton, GA, Muni. Code § 101.10.00 (adoption).

Note that Appendices referenced in the text of the construction codes shall be considered an integral part of the construction codes.