Riverside, Missouri Building Codes

Updated : 04/22/2024

Overview

The city of Riverside, Mo. adopted the following codes:

Helpful resources for Riverside, Missouri include the following.

Residential Building Code

Missouri has yet to adopt a statewide residential code. Local laws will control.See PLRB, Missouri Building Codes for more information on state level codes.

Riverside 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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Drip Edge

Drip Edge: Yes

Ice Barrier

Comments

The city of Riverside, Mo. adopted the International Residential Code, 2012 edition, including appendices F, G and H. Riverside, Mo. Muni. Code, § 500.070 (adopted with amendments).

  • Ice barriers are required. Id. at C-8-i.

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.

Chapter 219: Property Maintenance Regulations of the city of Riverside, Mo. applies.

Commercial Building Code

Riverside adopted the 2012 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 amendments to the model code here.

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Comments

The city of Riverside, Mo. adopted the International Building Code, 2012 edition, including appendices C, G, I and J. Riverside, Mo. Muni. Code, § 500.010 (adopted with amendments).

Existing Buildings

Chapter 34 of the 2012 IBC applies.

Amend Subsection 3412.2 "Applicability" by inserting the following: "January 1, 2013".

Riverside, Mo. Muni. Code, § 500.010-10.

 

Furthermore the Property Maintenance Regulations of Riverside, Mo. apply.

Other Building Codes

The city also adopted the following codes:

  • The National Electrical Code (NFPA-70), 2011 edition. Riverside, Mo. Muni. Code, § 500.050 (adopted with amendments).
  • The International Fire Code, 2012 edition, including appendices B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I and J. Riverside, Mo. Muni. Code, § 500.060 (adopted with amendments).
  • The International Plumbing Code, 2012 edition. Riverside, Mo. Muni. Code, § 500.020 (adopted with amendments).
  • The International Mechanical Code, 2012 edition, including appendix A. Riverside, Mo. Muni. Code, § 500.040 (adopted with amendments).
  • The International Fuel Gas Code, 2012 edition, including appendices A, B, and C. Riverside, Mo. Muni. Code, § 500.030 (adopted with amendments).
  • The International Energy Conservation Code, 2009 edition. Riverside, Mo. Muni. Code, § 500.080 (adopted with amendments).