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Codes Adopted by the City of Ankeny

2015 International Building Code, Municipal Code Chapter 175

2015 International Existing Building Code, Municipal Code Chapter 182

2015 International Residential Code, Municipal Code Chapter 175

2015 International Mechanical Code, Municipal Code Chapter 176 

2015 International Property Maintenance Code, Municipal Code Chapter 177 (PDF)

2015 International / Uniform Plumbing Code, Municipal Code Chapter 178 

2017 National Electrical Code (NFPA'70), Municipal Code Chapter 179 - Ordinance 1929 (PDF)

2015 International Fire Code, Municipal Code Chapter 180 

2015 International Fuel Gas Code, Municipal Code Chapter 181 

2012 International Energy Code, Municipal Code Chapter 175 

2015 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code, Municipal Code Chapter 183

 

Energy documents and Manual J & D documents can be emailed to: energyinfo@ankenyiowa.gov

 

2018 International Codes adopted effective March 1, 2020

2018 Ankeny Building Code, Municipal Code Chapter 175

2018 Ankeny Existing Building Code, Municipal Code Chapter 182

2018 Ankeny Fire Code, Municipal Code Chapter 180

2018 Ankeny Fuel Gas Code, Municipal Code Chapter 181

2018 Ankeny Mechanical Code, Municipal Code Chapter 176

2018 Ankeny Plumbing Code, Municipal Code Chapter 178

2018 Ankeny Residential Code, Municipal Code Chapter 184

2018 Ankeny Swimming Pool & Spa Code, Municipal Code Chapter 183

2018 Ankeny Property Maintenance & House Code, Municipal Code Chapter 177

PLEASE NOTE: There are several types of facilities, uses and building elements/equipment in Iowa that may fall within multi-jurisdictional purview, meaning they are regulated by both the City of Ankeny and the State of Iowa. This can lead to a set of regulations being more restrictive than another.  Please review the following list and contact the pertinent entities:

  1. State Fire Marshal’s Office: Education facilities, Daycares including adult, Assisted Living Facilities, Nursing Homes, Elder Group Homes, Residential Care Facilities and intermediate care facilities for the intellectually disabled. Contact: (515)725-614, https://dps.iowa.gov/divisions/state-fire-marshal/building-code.

  2. Iowa Department of Public Health: Swimming Pools. Contact : (515) 281-7689, https://idph.iowa.gov/swimmingpoolsandspas.

  3. Iowa Department of Human Services: Daycares. Contact: 1-800-972-2017, https://dhs.iowa.gov/licensure-and-registration.

  4. Department of Inspections and Appeals: Food Service Establishments/Health Inspection. Contact: (515) 281-7102,  https://dia.iowa.gov/.

  5. Iowa Workforce Development: Elevators, Boilers, and Amusement Rides: Contact: (515)281-5387 or (800)562-4692, https://www.iowadivisionoflabor.gov.

  6. Wastewater Reclamation Authority: Grease Interceptors. Contact: (515)323-8000, www.dmmwra.org.

  7. Iowa Civil Rights Commission: Handicap Accessibility provisions for Multi-Family Residential: Contact: (515-281-4121), https://icrc.iowa.gov/.

  8. Polk County Planning & Development: Septic systems and private wells: Contact: (515) 286-3705, https://www.polkcountyiowa.gov/publicworks/divisions/planning-development/building-division/.

  9. Polk County Public Works: Air Quality/Environmental Air: Contact: (515) 286-3705, https://www.polkcountyiowa.gov/airquality/.