Building Codes

The Town of Westlake has adopted the following codes with NCTCOG recommended amendments:

Year Building Code
2015 IBC
International Building Code
2015 IRC
International Residential Code
2015 IECC
International Energy Conservation Code
2015 IMC
International Mechanical Code
2015 IPC
International Plumbing Code
2015 IFGC
International Fuel Gas Code
2015 IFC
International Fire Code
2014 NEC
National Electrical Code

Fire Sprinklers

Per Town ordinance, all buildings must be equipped with an automatic fire sprinkler system. Fire sprinkler plans must be submitted by the project’s licensed Fire Protection Contractor to:

Reed Fire Protection

Amberton Tower
4144 N. Central Expressway, Suite 510
Dallas, TX 75204
(214) 638-7599


The project applicant is responsible for review fees charged by the third party review service. Approved plans are forwarded to the Fire Marshal’s office.

View additional construction-related regulations as listed in the Westlake Municipal Code