Building Codes

City of Nogales Current Codes:

  • 2006 International Building Code
  • 2006 International Residential Code for One and Two-Family Dwellings
  • 2006 International Uniform Plumbing Code
  • 2006 International Mechanical Code
  • 2006 International Fuel and Gas Code
  • 2006 International Code for Existing Buildings
  • 1997 Uniform Code for the Abatement of Dangerous Buildings
  • 1997 Uniform Fire Code
  • 2005 National Electrical Code
  • American Disabilities Act
  • City of Nogales Development Standards Code
  • Santa Cruz County Floodplain and Erosion Hazard Management Ordinance

Design Parameters for the City of Nogales:

  • Elevation, 3854, Benchmark Post Office step
  • Snow Load, <4,000 feet elevation =0 psf
  • Wind Speed, 90 mph
  • Seismic Zone, B
  • Frost Line Depth, 0-12 Inches