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Model Building Codes, Utility Codes, Etc.

Reference Number: MTAS-87
Reviewed Date: 12/16/2022

T.C.A. § 6-54-119 requires municipalities to retain as public record a copy of any standardized codes they adopt, including model building and fire codes.  State law requires that ordinances passed by cities that adopt standardized model codes contain a notation identifying specifically where a copy of the code is located and the hours during which it may be inspected. T.C.A. §§ 6-54-501, et seq.