Building Codes

In 2014, the Town of Nolensville adopted--by ordinance amending the Nolensville Municipal Code (NMC)--the International Building Code, 2012 edition, including Appendix Chapters A-J as published by the International Code Council, as the Building Code of the Town of Nolensville for regulating and governing the conditions and maintenance of all property, buildings and structures; providing the standards for supplied utilities and facilities and other physical things and conditions essential to ensure that structures are safe, sanitary and fit for occupation and use; and the condemnation of buildings and structures unfit for human occupancy and use and the demolition of such structures as herein provided; providing for the issuance of permits and collection of fees.  Each and all of the regulations, provisions, penalties, conditions and terms of the Building Code are on file in the office of the Town of Nolensville.

The following codes are currently enforced in the Town:

International Fire Code 2012 edition plus appendices as published by the International Code Council (Title 7, Chapter 2, Section 7-2101 of the NMC)

NFPA 101, Life Safety Code, 2012 edition as published by the National Fire Protection Association (Title 7, Chapter 2, Section 7-201 of the NMC)

International Building Code, 2012 edition plus appendices and International Residential Code 2012 edition plus appendices as published by the International Code Council (Title 12, Chapter 1, Section 12-101 of the NMC)

International Plumbing Code, 2012 edition plus appendices as published by the International Code Council (Title 12, Chapter 2, Section 12-201 of the NMC)

International Fuel Gas Code, 2012 edition plus appendices as published by the International Code Council (Title 12, Chapter 3, Section 12-301 of the NMC)

International Residential Code 2012 edition plus appendices as published by the International Code Council amended as follows:

1. Section R101.1 Insert “ Town of Nolensville Tennessee” in “Name of Jurisdiction”

2. Table R301.2(1) add the following: snow load “10lb”, wind speed “90”, seismic “B”, weathering “severe”, frost line depth “6 inch”, termite “moderate to heavy”, winter design temperature “14 degree F”, ice barrier needed “no”, flood hazards “as shown on FEMA FIRM Panel 0235F, dated Sept 29, 2006”, air freezing index “1500 or less”, and mean annual temperature “57 degrees F”…”

International Mechanical Code 2012 edition plus appendices as published by the International Code Council (Title 12, Chapter 8, Section 12-801 of the NMC)

International Existing Building Code 2012 edition plus appendices as published by the International Code Council (Title 12, Chapter 9, Section 12-901 of the NMC)

International Energy Conservation Code 2009 edition plus appendices as published by the International Code Council (Title 12, Chapter 10, Section 12-1001 of the NMC)