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Build Mobile is responsible for ensuring the best quality development and living environment for the City and its citizens through fair and equitable administration of codes, ordinances and plans.


Effective January 7, 2023, the City of Mobile has adopted the following Fire, Building, Trade and Maintenance Codes:

Please note the following:

  • 2021 International Mechanical Code
  • 2021 International Plumbing Code
  • 2021 International Fuel Gas Code and Fee Schedule
  • 2020 National Electric Code
  • 2021 International Residential Code
  • 2021 International Existing Building Code
  • 2021 International Building Code
  • 2021 International Fire Code
  • 2021 International Property Maintenance Code

View the adopted ordinances.

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