Codes and Ordinances

Zoning, Subdivision and Related Ordinances

Carports - PDF of Ord. 2008-9006.
Commercial Design Standards - PDF of Ord. 2008-9007.
Dumpster Enclosure Ordinance - Ord #9215 takes effect 12-1-10

Fence Ordinance
- Municode link. Chapter 15 of the Development Standards and Construction Codes, Fences.
Water Heater Location Requirements - Guideline restricting the placement of water heaters with storage tanks in attics.
Irrigation - PDF of Ord. 2008-9027.
Landscaping Ordinance 52-35a - Municode link. Chapter 52-35a. of Zoning Ordinance No. 1144.
Setback Requirements-Select Corridors, Chapter 33a - Municode link. Chapter 33a of the Development Standards and Construction Codes, Article II.
Sign Ordinance #9034, 108-09 - Municode Link. Chapter 7 of the Development Standards and Construction Codes, Billboards and Signs.
Sign Ordinance #9216 (amending ordinance #9034 above) - Takes effect 12-1-10
State Highway 183 Overlay District - PDF of Ord. 2011-9244
Subdivision Ordinance - Municode Link.  Part IV of the Development Standards and Construction Codes, Subdivisions. The current subdivision regulations.
Zoning Ordinance #1144 - Municode Link. Part II  of the Development Standards and Construction Codes, Zoning Ordinance No. 1144.  The current zoning ordinance.
Grease Interceptor Sizing - Use this to determine how large a grease interceptor is required for your food establishment.

Current Building Codes and Amendments (Note:  2009 codes should be adopted late this year (2011))

2008 National Electrical Code and Amendments
2006 International Building Code and Amendments
***The state has adopted the 2009 IECC for all commercial buildings so all COMchecks must have the 2009 on them.  (2006 International Energy Conservation Code and Amendments)
2006 International Fire Code (Contact Fire Department at (972) 721-2651 for Amendments)
2006 International Fuel Gas Code and
Amendments
2006 International Mechanical Code and Amendments
2006 International Plumbing Code and Amendments
2006 International Residential Code and Amendments
2003 ANSI A117.1 (Accessibility)

Recently Adopted Policies and Ordinances

Heritage Crossing Overlay District - Guidelines for future development within the Heritage District/Downtown Irving.
Irrigation Permit Requirements - Outlines requirements for the design and inspection of irrigation systems.
State Highway 183 Overlay District - PDF of Ord. 2011-9344
SH 183 Presentation - Dec. 8, 2010 City Council Update explaining the 183 Overlay District. 
Water Heater Location Requirements - Guideline restricting the placement of water heaters with storage tanks in attics.
 

    

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