Building safety issues:

The Division of Building Safety handles various issues that are regulated by City Ordinance(s).  The entire Code of Ordinance book for the City of Pharr has been placed on the internet for reference and information.  Information is available to print.  You may use this internet version as it is a very viable alternative to hard copy printing.

The City of Pharr adopted the 2012 Building Codes except the Energy Code which is 2009 and the National Electric Code which is 2011.  Specifically, the City of Pharr Building Safety Division enforces the following:

2012 International Building Code, excluding E, L, M
2009 International Energy Conservation Code
2011 National Electrical Code
2012 International Residential Code to include Appendices A through Q, excluding L and I
2012 International Plumbing Code, excluding A
2012 International Swimming Pool and SPA Code
2012 International Fuel Gas Code
2012 International Mechanical Code
2012 International Existing Building Code
2012 International Property Maintenance Code
2012 International Fire Code

Ordinances may be looked up in Municode

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