Rogers, Arkansas Building Codes

Updated : 04/22/2024

Overview

The City of Rogers uses the Volumes I, II and III of the 2007 AFPC, other State codes, ICC codes and standards, and City Ordinances.

Helpful resources for Rogers, Arkansas include the following.

Residential Building Code

Arkansas adopted a statewide mandatory residential code that will control; however, local governments are free to make laws more strict (with some limitations).See PLRB, Arkansas Building Codes for more information on state level codes.

Rogers adopted the 2006 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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2021 Arkansas Fire Prevention Code Vol. III (2021 IRC)(Rogers, AR Sec. 20-143. - Enforcement.)

...Enforcement of the Arkansas Fire Prevention Code adopted in this division shall be the responsibility of the fire code officials of the City of Rogers Fire Department. (Code 1982, § 33-113; Code 1997, § 46-113; Ord. No. 01-19, § 1, 3-27-2001; Ord. No. 15-128, § 1(Exh. A), 8-25-2015)...

Drip Edge

Drip Edge: No

Ice Barrier

Comments

The City made no amendments to the State's adopted 2006 IRC.

Commercial Building Code

Rogers adopted the 2021 Virginia Building CodeYou can find a copy of the code here.You can find information about amendments to the model code here.

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2021 Arkansas Fire Prevention Code, Vol. II (2021 IBC)(Rogers, AR Sec. 10-32. - Residential code adopted.)

...There is hereby adopted by reference, as fully as though set out herein verbatim, that certain published code known as the International Residential Code, 2012 Edition, complete with appendices D, E, H, J, K, and M, including any accumulative supplements, also including state reference codes and/or standards as and when adopted and approved...

Comments

The City has made no amendments to the State's adopted 2006 IBC.

Existing Buildings

The City adopted the 2006 IEBC for use on existing commercial buildings.

Other Building Codes

The City also uses the following codes and ordinances:

2011 Arkansas Energy Code

2006 Arkansas Fuel Gas Code 

2010 Arkansas Mechanical Code 

2006 Arkansas Plumbing Code

2008 NEC (NFPA 70)

2003 ANSI A117.1

NFPA (applicable); NFPA 101 Life Safety Code, where referenced

City of Rogers adopted Ordinances