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Building Codes Info

In 2021, the Town of Nolensville adopted--by ordinance amending the Nolensville Municipal Code (NMC)--the International Code Council I-Codes, 2018 edition, 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 2018 edition as published by the International Code Council (Title 7, Chapter 1, Section 7-101 of the NMC)

NFPA 101, Life Safety Code, 2018 edition as published by the National Fire Protection Association (Title 7, Chapter 2, Section 7-201 of the NMC)

International Building Code, 2018 edition plus appendices A and C as published by the International Code Council (Title 12, Chapter 1, Section 12-101 and Title 12 NMC)

International Plumbing Code, 2018 edition as published by the International Code Council (Title 12, Chapter 2, Section 12-201 of the NMC)

International Fuel Gas Code, 2018 edition as published by the International Code Council (Title 12, Chapter 3, Section 12-301 of the NMC)

International Residential Code 2018 edition plus appendices F, H, I, J and T as published by the International Code Council (Title 12, Chapter 4, Section 12-401 of the NMC) amended as follows:

  1. Section R101.1 insert “Town of Nolensville, Tennessee” in “Name of Jurisdiction”
  2. Section R103.1 creating the department of building safety is amended by deleting the phrase “Department of Building Safety” and insert “Building Codes Department.”
  3. Section R105.2 insert “11. Roof covering replacement that does not involve the replacement of structural components.
  4. Table R301.2(1) add the following: ground snow load “10”, wind design speed “115”, topographic effects “No”, special wind region “No”, windborne debris zone “No”, seismic design category “B”, weathering “severe”, frost line depth “12”, termite “moderate to heavy”, winter design temperature “14 F”, ice barrier underlayment required “No”, flood hazards “as shown on the latest adopted FEMA FIRM”, air freezing index “366”, mean annual temp 57 degrees F…”, manual design criteria elevation (feet) “623”, latitude (degrees north) “36”, winter heating “15”, summer cooling “96”, altitude correction factor “Note P”, indoor design temperature “70”, design temperature cooling “75”, heating temperature difference “Note P”, cooling temperature difference “Note P”, wind velocity cooling difference “Note P”, coincident wet bulb “74”, daily range “M”, winter humidity “Note P”, summer humidity “Note P”, “Note P: This value shall be determined using Manuel J.”
  5. Chapter 11 dealing with energy efficiency is amended by deleting the chapter in its entirety replacing it with International Energy Conservation Code 2009 edition as published by the International Code Council (Title 12, Chapter 3, Section 12-301 of the NMC).

International Mechanical Code 2018 edition as published by the International Code Council (Title 12, Chapter 8, Section 12-801 of the NMC)

International Existing Building Code 2018 edition 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)

International Property Maintenance Code 2018 edition plus appendices as published by the International Code Council (Title 12, Chapter 11, Section 12-1101 of the NMC)

International Swimming Pool and Spa Code 2018 edition plus appendices A and B as published by the International Code Council (Title 12, Chapter 11, Section 12-1201 of the NMC)