Adopted Codes

On April 1, 2014, the Rowlett City Council approved ordinance ORD-008-14 (PDF) which updated the Building and Fire Codes used by the Rowlett Fire Marshal's Office . Builders and contractors must follow these Codes when completing a job. Below are the new codes and approved amendments that shall be used when submitting plans for permitting.

For more information, please contact the Rowlett Fire Marshal's Office at 972-463-3940.

Building Codes

Rowlett Development Code - Code of Ordinances

Chapter 77 offers information on general provisions for development in the city, zoning, and regulates uses within the city. Chapter 78 provides information on the City of Rowlett adopting the International Building Codes with Rowlett's amendments.

Chapter 77 - Development Code and Chapter 78 - Building Regulations