General Info

Below is some general information for construction projects.

Adopted Codes
As the code documents listed below are copyrighted materials, we are unable to provide a link to content or copies of the codes.  However, the code books are available for review during regular business hours of Monday – Friday 7am-4pm at Vestavia Hills City Hall. Note that the codes are generally available for purchase through various online services.

2015 International Building Code
2015 International Plumbing Code
2015 International Mechanical Code
2015 International Gas Code
2015 International Energy Conservation Code
2015 International Residential Code
2015 International Fire Code
2009 ANSI A117.1 – Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities.
2014 National Electrical Code


Erosion Control & ADEM Permits


Noise Ordinance