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City of Pine Bluff Code Requirements

The City of Pine Bluff's building, electrical, energy, mechanical, plumbing, and gas codes are enforced by the Inspection & Zoning Department, these codes are in place to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public through regulation of building construction practices. The list below are the current building codes that the Inspection & Zoning Department are required to follow.

2012 IBC (International Building Code)
2012 IRC (International Residential Code)
2012 IEBC (International Existing Building Code)

2018 Arkansas Plumbing Code
2018 Arkansas Fuel Gas Code

2021 IMC (International Mechanical Code)

2020 NEC (National Electrical Code)

2014 Arkansas Energy Code
2009 International Existing Energy Conservation Code


City of Pine Bluff Inspection & Zoning
200 E 8th Ave Room 101
Pine Bluff, AR 71601

Office: 870-730-2020 | Fax: 870-730-2170

Our Staff

Inspection & Zoning Director
Mitzi Ruth
Office: 870-730-2035

Kyle Cooper
Office: 870-730-2037

Zoning Official
Lakiahia Hill
Office: 870-730-2023

Rupert Thomas
Office: 870-730-2036

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Each Ordinance is filed in the City Clerk's Office and is available for viewing.  A copy may be obtained upon request at a cost of $.25 per page.