Building Codes Adopted by the City of Edmonds as of 7/1/2013:
2012 International Building Code
2012 International Residential Code
2012 International Mechanical Code
2012 International Fuel Gas Code
2012 International Fire Code
2012 Existing Building Code
2012 International Property Maintenance Code
2012 International Code Council Performance Code
2012 Washington State Energy Code
2012 Uniform Plumbing Code
2011 National Electrical Code
WA State Amendments as applicable
Edmonds Community Development Code Title 19
Design Criteria for City of Edmonds
Ground Snow Load 25 psf
Seismic Design Category D
Wind Speed 85 mph
Wind Exposure B,C & D (varies with location contact plan review staff)
Winter Design Temp 27 degrees F (-3 degree C)
Mean Annual Temp 50 degrees F (10 degree C)
New parks impact fees go into effect October 1, 2013. Fees apply to new residential development, or additions to or new non-residential development. The ordinance adopting the impact fees can be viewed here. Note that impact fee rates are discounted by 50% during the first year only.
Online solar permits available starting June 24th... find out more here.
Updated information on the State requirements for CO detectors are shown in the attached memo.
Residential Sprinklers Required - Ordinance 3819.