The City of Edmonds has adopted the 2009 International Codes as amended by the State of Washington, which include:
2009 International Building Code
2009 International Residential Code
2009 International Mechanical Code
2009 International Fuel Gas Code
2009 International Fire Code
2009 Uniform Plumbing Code
2009 Washington State Energy Code
Additionally the City has adopted:
2009 International Existing Buildings Code
2009 International Property Maintenance Code
2009 International Code Council Performance Code
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)
Due to staffing cutbacks, beginning April 10, 2013, our Wednesday hours will be from 8:00am until Noon; afternoon hours will be by appointment only. The phone switchboard will still be open daily until 4:30 and inspection schedules will not be affected. More information here.
Updated information on the State requirements for CO detectors are shown in the attached memo.
Residential Sprinklers Required - Ordinance 3819.