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The codes adopted by law are published by the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO), the International Code Council (ICC), and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).

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Occupations Code
Chapter 1301. Plumbers
Sec. 1301.255. Adoption of Plumbing Codes

Section 1301.255 adopts the Uniform Plumbing Code and the International Code Council's International Plumbing Code as they existed on May 31, 2001. The statute notes that the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners may adopt later versions of this code.

TEXAS ADMINISTRATIVE CODE
TITLE 22. EXAMINING BOARDS
PART 17. TEXAS STATE BOARD OF PLUMBING EXAMINERS
RULE 367.2 CODE REQUIREMENTS

As of June 2021, the 2018 edition of the Uniform Plumbing Code and the 2018 edition of the International Code Council's International Plumbing Code have been adopted by the State Board's Rule 367.2.

Rule 367.2 also adopts codes incorporated by reference within the 2018 International Plumbing Code, which include the International Code Council's 2018 International Fuel Gas Code and the 2018 International Residential Code.

See the text of Rule 367.2 for details.

Texas Administrative Code
Title 16. Economic Regulation
Chapter 70. Industrialized Housing and Buildings
Rule §70.100 Mandatory Building Codes

Rule 70.100 adopts the International Code Council's Interntional Fuel Gas Code, 2015 edition, for industrialized and modular residential buildings.

Texas Administrative Code
Title 16. Economic Regulation
Chapter 9. LP-Gas Safety Rules
Subchapter E. Adoption by Reference of NFPA 58

Rule 9.401 adopts by reference the portions of the NFPA 30, 2015 edition, that apply to LP-gas activities. See the text of the rule for details.

Rule 9.401 adopts the 2017 edition of the NFPA 58. This rule also adopts multiple other NFPA codes by reference, in part or in entirety, that apply to LP-gas activities. See the text of the rule for details.

Rule 9.301 adopts the 2018 edition of the NFPA 54. This rule also adopts multiple other NFPA codes by reference, in part or in entirety, that apply to LP-gas activities. See the text of the rule for details.

Texas Administrative Code
Title 26. Health and Human Services
Chapter 554. Nursing Facility Requirements for Licensure and Medicaid Certification
Rule §554.301 Definitions

Rule 554.301 specifies that all references to the NFPA 58 in Chapter 19 refer to the 2011 edition of the NFPA 58.

Rule 554.301 specifies that all references to the NFPA 54 in Chapter 19 refer to the 2012 edition of the NFPA 54.

Texas Administrative Code
Title 28. Insurance
Chapter 34. State Fire Marshal
Subchapter A. Flammable Liquids
Rule §34.5 Adopted Standards

Rule 34.5 adopts:

  • NFPA 30A 1990, Automotive and Marine Service Station Code, for use through August 31, 2014
  • NFPA 30A 2012, Code for Motor Fuel Dispensing Facilities and Repair Garages, for use on and after September 1, 2014
  • NFPA 30 1990, Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code, for use on and after September 1, 2014
  • NFPA 30 2012, Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code, for use through August 31, 2014

Disclaimer: The library's list of adopted codes is not exhaustive. We include only the adoptions that the library has found relevant as building codes. State laws quoted on this page are not the official versions of the law. See the Texas Constitution and Statutes website.

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