Permit and Building Code Resources:
This Census Bureau site lets you search for permits issued by state, metropolitan area, and other criteria, and includes updated statistics on national building permits as well as documentation.
Includes links to most of the United States local municipalities’ permits. If you need a building or environmental permit, just find your city and click the link.
Building Code Resources:
A private, non-profit organization that administers and coordinates the U.S. voluntary standardization and conformity assessment system.
Offers support to the professional community and code enforcement training.
Provides technical, educational and administrative support to governmental departments and agencies engaged in building codes administration and enforcement.
Offers a guide to building codes across the nation. Learn about federal construction regulations and rules.
International Code Council (ICC/CABO)
Outlines model codes and construction and safety standards in the United States.
Includes a link to the International Building Code Handbook.
Offers links to HVAC standards as well as training, events, etc., for HVAC contractors
Information about building code officials, code books, building permit
departments, national and international construction standards, model energy
codes, and residential construction guidelines.
Part of the University of California at Berkeley’s Environmental Design Library, this site lists links to a variety of building codes (including obscure ones) and code organizations.
Offers a guide to writing safe codes for plumbing, mechanics and homes. See samples of the publication and order the book.
A detailed and searchable listing of building codes, code-writing organizations, and standard-writing organizations