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The Building Development Services Department has provided the following links and tools to assist builders and customers of the department in assuring the permitting process can be as efficient as possible.

 

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our office at 956.794.1625.

STANDARD SPECIFICATION MANUAL

The standard technical specifications manual was designed by the City of Laredo to provide a collection of frequently used details and specifications to be used for various projects. Click on the image to download the manual (7MB)

Disclaimer

The Engineer shall be ultimately responsible for designing and selecting the appropriate material for each specific application. The selected materials shall be identified on the construction plans. Information from the referenced specifications has been included within this Manual for the convenience of the reader. However the engineer, contractor, or manufacturer must also assume the responsibility of familiarizing themselves with these requirements. The City will not assume responsibility for noncompliance with the referenced specifications as a result of information not provided in this Manual.

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 Building Codes

 

All Building construction should be in compliance with the following codes:


List of Standard Industrial Classification(SIC) Four-Digit Codes

You can purchase an International code Book at www.iccsafe.org


   International Building Code 2012 edition

 

International Residential Code 2012 edition

 

International Plumbing Code 2012 edition

 

International Mechanical Code 2012 edition

 

International Energy Code 2015

 

International Property maintenance Code 2012

 

International Fuel Gas Code 2012

 

International Private sewage disposal code 2012

 

International Existing Building Code 2012

   International Fire Code 2012

   Texas Accessibility Standards 2012

 

National Electrical Code 2011 edition

Contractor Listings

Last updated: 08/24/2015

for most up-to-date listing contact our office or send an email to: Blanca E. Sanchez

License Verification for Contractors

Plumbing Companies/ Contractors

TSBPE - Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners

A/C Companies/ Electricians/ Technicians/ Signs

TDLR - Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation