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)
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.
City of Laredo
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
License Verification for Contractors
Plumbing Companies/ Contractors
A/C Companies/ Electricians/ Technicians/ Signs
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