Building Code

Seabrook City Council recently approved Ordinance No. 2017-26 adopting the 2015 and 2017 Code Editions. The codes adopted are as follows:

  • 2015 International Building Code with amendments
  • 2015 International Residential Code with amendments
  • 2015 International Plumbing Code with amendments
  • 2015 International Mechanical Code with amendments
  • 2015 International Gas Code with amendments
  • 2015 International Energy Code with amendments
  • 2015 Property Maintenance Code with amendments
  • 2015 International Fire Code with amendments
  • 2015 NFPA 101 Life Safety Code
  • 2017 National Electrical Code with amendments

Construction Codes

Construction is subject to the ICC and NEC codes editions adopted by City Ordinance (Chapter 18)  and other ordinances of the City of Seabrook. The city also reviews for compliance with applicable State and National regulations, with the most restrictive code being enforced.

Deed Restrictions

Deed restrictions are not enforced by the city. Check with your subdivision’s homeowners associations (HOA) for a copy of the deed restrictions and any rules or regulations that are enforced in your area.

Zoning in Seabrook

Zoning regulations were first adopted in Seabrook on May 4, 1993. Check with Planning for any city ordinances or zoning regulations that may affect or restrict your project. Requirements regarding lot size, height, and setback lines are listed in the Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance.