Columbus, Georgia Building Codes

Updated : 04/22/2024


Helpful resources for Columbus, 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.

Columbus adopted the 2012 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 amendments to the model code here.

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2018 IRC with Georgia Amendments (2018 IRC)(Columbus, GA Sec. 8-13. - Title and definitions.)

...stories above grade plane in height with a separate means of egress and their accessory structures shall comply with the latest available edition of the International Residential Code, as amended and adopted by the State of Georgia. (d) Pursuant to Ga. L. 1996...

Drip Edge

Drip Edge: Yes

Ice Barrier

Commercial Building Code

Columbus adopted a code that is yet to be identified .Please contact PLRB if you would like us to research this for you.

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2018 IBC with Georgia Amendments(Columbus, GA Municipal Code)

...Adoption not found...