Building / Development Permits & Codes


Building Codes

The City of Safford recognizes and follows the following building codes:
  • International Building Code 2015
  • International Existing Building Code 2015
  • International Residential Code 2015
  • International Plumbing Code 2015
  • International Mechanical Code 2015
  • International Fuel Gas Code 2015
  • International Fire Code 2015
  • National Electrical Code 2014
  • ADA Code Americans with Disability Act Standards for Accessible Design
  • Swimming Pool Safety Code §ARS 36-1681

A complete set of building code books are available to view in the Building Inspector's office. Please call 928-432-4140 to schedule a time to view these books.

Climatic and Geographic Design Criteria


GROUND
SNOW LOAD
WIND DESIGN
SEISMIC DESIGN CATEGORY
EXPOSURE CATEGORY
Speed
(mph)
Topographic
effects
Special Wind Region Wind-borne Debris Zone
0
115
No
No
No

C
C

SUBJECT TO DAMAGE FROM WINTER DESIGN TEMP ICE BARRIER UNDERLAYMENT REQUIRED AIR FREEZING INDEX MEAN ANNUAL TEMP
Weathering Frost Line Depth Termite        
 Negligible  0.5 Inch Moderate to Heavy  32º  No 1500
or less
 62.5º

Office Applications and

Documents


  1. Jaime Holguin

    Senior Building Inspector
    Phone: 928-432-4149

  2. Alan Bryce

    Building Inspector
    Phone: 928-432-4144