The new 2009 Washington State Energy Code is effective beginning January 1, 2011. Click here to see the most significant changes to the residential energy code.
Attention - Residential Fire Sprinklers
Effective November 29, 2010 – All newly constructed single family homes, duplexes and townhouses with over 3,000 square feet of floor area (living space) are required to have an automatic fire sprinkler system installed. The ordinance passed by Edmonds City Council during their November 16, 2010 meeting applies only to new construction and does not have an impact on remodels and/or additions to existing buildings.
Contact the Development Services Department for information.
2009 International Building and Supplemental Code Adoption – effective 7/1/10