Seattle Municipal Code Table of Contents

Title 22  BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION CODES1

This title is intended for those provisions of the Code which relate to the regulation of the construction, maintenance and repair of buildings and their appurtenances. The "Uniform" Codes are contained in this title.
  • Chapters:
  • Subtitle I Building Code
  • 22.100    Adoption of Building Code and Administrative Amendments
  • 22.110    International Existing Building Code
  • Subtitle IA Residential Code
  • 22.150    Adoption of Residential Code and Administrative Amendments
  • Subtitle IB Grading Code
  • 22.170    Grading Code
  • Subtitle II Housing Code
  • 22.200    Title, Purpose and Scope
  • 22.202    Administration
  • 22.204    Definitions
  • 22.206    Habitable Buildings
  • 22.208    Buildings Unfit for Human Habitation or Other Use
  • 22.210    Tenant Relocation Assistance
  • 22.214    Rental Registration and Inspection Ordinance
  • 22.220    Downtown Housing Maintenance
  • Subtitle III Electrical Code
  • 22.300    Adoption of Electrical Code
  • Subtitle IV Mechanical Code
  • 22.400    Adoption of Mechanical Code and Administrative Amendments
  • Subtitle IVA Fuel Gas Code
  • 22.420    Adoption of Fuel Gas Code and Administrative Amendments
  • Subtitle IVB Seattle Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code
  • 22.450    Adoption of Seattle Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code
  • Subtitle V Plumbing Code
  • 22.500    Administration
  • 22.502    Adoption of Uniform Plumbing Code
  • 22.504    Permits and Inspections
  • 22.506    Violations
  • Subtitle VI Fire Code
  • 22.600    Seattle Fire Code
  • 22.602    Fire Code Permit and Inspection Fees
  • Subtitle VII Energy Code
  • 22.700    Administration
  • Subtitle VIII Stormwater Code
  • 22.800    Title, Purpose, Scope and Authority
  • 22.801    Definitions
  • 22.802    Prohibited and Permissible Discharges
  • 22.803    Minimum Requirements for All Discharges and All Real Property
  • 22.805    Minimum Requirements for All Projects
  • 22.807    Drainage Control Review and Application Requirements
  • 22.808    Stormwater Code Enforcement
  • Subtitle IX Permit Fees
  • 22.900A  Administration and Enforcement
  • 22.900B  General Provisions
  • 22.900C  Fees for Land Use Review
  • 22.900D  Fees for New and Altered Buildings and Equipment
  • 22.900E  Fees for Certificates and Registrations
  • 22.900F  Compliance and Other Inspections
  • 22.900G  Fees Collected for Other Departments
  • 22.900H  Rental Registration and Inspection Ordinance Program Fees
  • Subtitle X Miscellaneous Rules and Regulations
  • 22.902    Cooperative Conversion
  • 22.903    Condominium Conversion
  • 22.904    Mobile Homes and Mobile Home Parks
  • 22.910    Maintenance of Healthful Temperatures
  • 22.920    Energy Use Benchmarking
Statutory Reference: For statutory provisions on the power of first-class cities to regulate the erection and maintenance of buildings, see RCW 35.22.280; for the State Building Code Act, see RCW Ch. 19.27.
1. Cross-references: For provision on the following subjects, see Title 15 of this Code:

Dangerous Buildings Ch. 15.18

Building Cleaning or Painting Ch. 15.20

Building Operations Ch. 15.22

Scaffolds Ch. 15.24

House Moving Ch. 15.25