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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.

2021 Arkansas Fire Prevention Code Volumes I, II, & III
Composed Of: Volume I - 2021 International Fire Code
Volume II - 2021 International Building Code
Volume III - 2021 International Residential Code
with Arkansas Revisions, Referenced Standards, and Appendices.
2021 International Existing Building Code

2018 Arkansas Plumbing Code
2018 Arkansas Fuel Gas Code

2021 International Mechanical Code

2020 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.