NE ASHRAE Chapter Grassroots Government Advocacy Committee

Government Contacts and Codes

State of Nebraska

State Building Codes

  • The International Building Code (IBC), chapter 13 of the 2018 edition, and all but such chapter of the 2018 edition, published by the International Code Council, except that (i) section 305.2.3 applies to a facility having twelve or fewer children and (ii) section 310.4.1 applies to a care facility for twelve or fewer persons;
  • The International Residential Code (IRC), chapter 11 of the 2018 edition, and all but such chapter of the 2018 edition except section R313, published by the International Code Council; and
  • The International Existing Building Code, 2018 edition, published by the International Code Council.

Nebraska State Fire Marshal – Christopher Cantrell.

State Electrical Inspectors at

State Boiler Inspectors Link at

Jail Standards Board Contact – Harrifeld, Chris

Link to all city municipal codes and ordinances

Douglas County/Omaha Municipality

Douglas County Omaha Municipal Mechanical Code – Chapter 40.

Douglas County Omaha Municipal Electrical Code – Chapter 44.

  • Code downloads and inspector contact information at

Interactive Inspector Lookup Map


City of Lincoln

Current Codes (see link for local amendments)

  • IECC 2009 Energy Code
  • 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design
  • International Building Code (2012 Edition)
  • International Residential Code (2012 Edition)
  • National Electrical Code (2017 Edition)
  • International Fire Code (2012 Edition)
  • International Property Maintenance Code (2012 Edition)
  • International Mechanical Code (2012 Edition)
  • International Fuel Gas Code (2012 Edition)
  • Lincoln Hydronics Code
  • Uniform Plumbing Code (2012 Edition)
  • Applicable State of Nebraska Codes

Interactive Inspector Lookup Map


City of Grand Island

  • 2015 Edition of International Building Code and International Residential Code with local amendments.
  • 2015 Edition of Uniform Plumbing Code with local amendments.
  • 2015 Edition of Uniform Mechanical Code with local amendments.
  • 2017 Edition of National Electrical Code – State with local amendments.

Local amendments located at

Building Department Contacts at


City of Kearney

  • 2018 IBC
  • 2018 IRC
  • 2017 NEC
  • 2015 UPC
  • 2009 IECC
  • 2010 ADA
  • 2006 International Fire Code

City Code and local adoptions at


City of Alliance

  • 2015 International Building Code
  • 2015 International Existing Building Code
  • 2015 International Fuel Code
  • 2015 International Mechanical Code
  • 2015 International Plumbing Code                
  • National Flood Insurance Program
  • 2015 International Residential Code              
  • 2015 International Energy Conservation Code
  • 2017 National Electrical Code
  • 2015 International Property Maintenance Code

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