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Regulations & Resolutions
International Residential Code Adoption
The Rutherford County Building Codes Department is a service department providing construction inspections by certified building inspectors to protect the public's life, health and welfare in the built environment. Zoning and Code Enforcement policies encourage preservation and protection of neighborhood values. The protection is provided through the adoption and enforcement, by state and local governments, of the performance-based provisions contained in the Standard Building Code and Rutherford County Zoning Resolution. The department is responsible for the issuance of all residential and commercial building permits. The collection of funds generated by these permits is utilized by the General Fund. The department is also responsible for the preparation and processing of complaints, inspections and other legal notification for violations of the Rutherford County Zoning Resolution and Building Codes.