Residential Building Codes
These codes are the complete codes for one- and two- family dwellings ONLY
SPS 320 (formerly Comm 20) - Administration and Enforcement
SPS 321 (formerly Comm 21) - Construction Standards
SPS 322 (formerly Comm 22) - Energy Conservation
SPS 323 (formerly Comm 23) - Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning
SPS 324 (formerly Comm 24) - Electrical Standards
SPS 325 (formerly Comm 25) - Plumbing
Appendix for SPS 320-325 (formerly Comm 20-25)
SPS 320 Code Commentary
SPS 321 Code Commentary
Errata commentary 321.08(1)(d)2
Errata commentary 321.22.3
SPS 322 Code Commentary
SPS 323 Code Commentary
SPS 324 Code Commentary
SPS 325 Code Commentary
The commentary provides answers to many questions regarding interpretation of the codes. It also provides many helpful diagrams for the codes, as well as, wall bracing examples.
Commercial Building Codes
These codes, with the exception of Comm 60, modify the 2006 International Codes. The complete version of the code must be purchased. See below for purchasing information.
SPS 360 (formerly Comm 60) - Erosion Control, Sediment Control and Storm Water Management
SPS 361 (formerly Comm 61) - Administration and Enforcement
SPS 362 (formerly Comm 62) - Buildings and Structures
SPS 363 (formerly Comm 63) - Energy Conservation
SPS 364 (formerly Comm 64) - Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning
SPS 365 (formerly Comm 65) - Fuel Gas Appliances
SPS 366 (formerly Comm 66) - Existing Buildings
Appendix A for SPS 360-366 (formerly Comm 60-66)
Appendix B for SPS 360-366 (formerly Comm 60-66)
This code modifies the National Electric Code (NEC). The complete version of the code must be purchased. See below for purchasing information.
SPS 316 (formerly Comm 16) - Electrical
These codes are the complete codes.
SPS 381 (formerly Comm 81) - Definitions and Standards
SPS 382 (formerly Comm 82) - Design, Construction, Installation, Supervision and Inspection of Plumbing
SPS 383 (formerly Comm 83) - Private Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems
SPS 384 (formerly Comm 84) - Plumbing Products
SPS 385 (formerly Comm 85) - Soil and Site Evaluations
WI State Statute 145 - Plumbing and Fire Protection Systems and Swimming Pool Plan Review
Fire Protection Codes
SPS 314 (formerly Comm 14) - Fire Prevention
This code modifies NFPA 1. It is not a complete version of the code. The complete version must be purchased. See below for purchasing information.
WI Department of Natural Resources Codes (WDNR)
Chapters NR 100- Environmental Protection –General
Chapters NR 300- Environmental Protection—Water Regulations
All building-related codes
All State Statutes
All WI Administrative Codes
Codebooks Available For Purchase
The codebooks listed below are the versions currently adopted by the State of Wisconsin. There may be more current versions of the codebook, however, that version has NOT yet been adopted by the State of Wisconsin. Sometimes the adopted version of the code may be as many as three years behind the most current version.
2009 International Building Code (commercial buildings)
The 2009 International Building Code® addresses the design and installation of building systems through requirements that emphasize performance. Fully compatible with all the International Codes, it provides up-to-date, comprehensive coverage that establishes minimum regulations for building systems using prescriptive and performance-related provisions. The loose leaf version lets you insert the Wisconsin Code changes quickly and easily.
2009 International Existing Building Code (commercial buildings)
The 2009 International Existing Building code contains requirements intended to encourage the use and reuse of existing buildings. The scope covers repair, alteration, addition, and change of occupancy for existing buildings and historic buildings, while achieving appropriate levels of safety without requiring full compliance with the new construction requirments in the building code.
NEC 2008 National Electric Code
A must-have for anyone involved in electrical design, installation, inspection, and safety, this edition has been updated for enhanced usability in the field, making it ideal for handling on-the-job electrical situations safely and effectively. Delmar, a part of Cengage Learning is pleased to make this authoritative reference from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) available directly from us, for the convenience of our customers who work in and around the electrical trades.
Mechanical and Energy Codes
2009 International Fuel and Gas Code (commercial buildings)
Addresses the design and installation of fuel gas systems and gas-fired appliances through requirements that emphasize performance.
2009 International Mechanical Code (commercial buildings)
The 2009 International Mechanical Code® is designed to provide up-to-date mechanical code addressing the design and installation of mechanical systems that emphasize performance. It comprehensively regulates mechanical systems and equipment including HVAC, exhaust systems, chimneys and vents, ducts, appliances, boilers, water heaters, refrigerators, hydronic piping, and solar systems.
2009 International Energy Conservation Code (commercial buildings)
The 2009 International Energy Conservation Code encourages energy conservation through efficiency in envelope design, mechanical systems, lighting systems and the use of new materials and techniques.
Fire Protection Codes
2009 International Fire Code (commercial buildings)
The 2009 International Fire Code®, coordinated with the 2006 International Building Code®, references national standards to comprehensively address fire safety in new and existing buildings. It provides modern, up-to-date fire code, and addresses conditions hazardous to life and property from fire, explosion, handling or use of hazardous materials, and the use and occupancy of buildings and premises.
2006 NFPA 1 Uniform Fire Code
NFPA 1 is your source for general fire safety regulations for code enforcement and administration. In response to the needs of the fire prevention community, this important edition is reorganized for easier use, and expanded with new chapters covering more hazards. It's also revised with updated references to 117 other NFPA® documents, so the field inspector and Code user will always have current information at hand.
2000 NFPA 101 Life Safety Code
Widely adopted, and required in every accredited hospital nationwide, the /Life Safety Code /is a core document that references nearly 50 other important codes and standards--such as the /National Electrical Code®, NFPA 13: Installation of Sprinkler Systems,/ and /NFPA 72®: National Fire Alarm Code®./ The 2000 /NFPA 101/ links all these critical codes and standards together, to cover all the bases for safety in any occupancy.
ICC/ANSI A117.1-2003 Standard for Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities (ADA)
This publication contains the complete text of the ICC/ANSI A117.1-2003 Standard for Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities accompanied by corresponding commentary. This tool will help users of the standard understand its application and intent.
ACI 318-05 Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete
The code portion of this document covers the design and construction of structural concrete used in buildings and where applicable in nonbuilding structures. The quality and testing of materials used in construction are covered by reference to the appropriate ASTM standard specifications. Welding of reinforcement is covered by reference to the appropriate ANSI/AWS standard. The link is for ACI 318-08 because -05 could not be found anywhere.
NFPA 13D (2002) - Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in One- and Two- Family Dwellings and Manufactured Homes
NFPA 13D: Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in One and Two-Family Dwellings and Manufactured Homes includes new information regarding the installation of life-saving residential sprinklers for family dwellings and manufactured homes.