Skagway, Alaska Building Codes

Updated : 04/22/2024

Overview

The Municipality of Skagway adopted some 2006 ICC codes using Ordinance No. 08-04. The City also uses updated editions from its previously adopted legacy Uniform Codes (from ICBO, 1997 and IAPMO as recent as 2006).

Helpful resources for Skagway, Alaska include the following.

Residential Building Code

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

Skagway 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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Drip Edge

Drip Edge: No

Ice Barrier

Comments

The Municiplaity adopted the 2006 IRC in §15.04.010 of the Municipal Code.  Skagway, Alaska., Ordinance 08-04.

Commercial Building Code

Skagway 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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Comments

The Municipality adopted the 2006 IBC in §15.02.010 of the Municipal Code. Skagway, Alaska., Ordinance 08-04.

Existing Buildings

Refer to Chapter 34 of the adopted 2006 IBC.

Other Building Codes

The Municipality of Skagway also adopted the following codes:

2006 Uniform Mechanical Code (published by IAPMO)

2006 Uniform Plumbing Code (published by IAPMO)

2005 NEC (NFPA 70)