Phoenix Green Construction Code (PGCC)

The city of Phoenix is proud to announce the adoption of a voluntary Green Construction Code effective July 1, 2011. The Phoenix Green Construction Code will take a "whole project" approach to promoting safe and sustainable construction. The Code in its entirety is now available on the International Code Council Free Resources website.


Phoenix Green Construction Code - effective July 1, 2011
The Phoenix Green Construction Code incorporates adopted amendments to the National Green Building Standard for residential construction.

National Green Building Standard - ICC 700-2008
Planning and Development currently uses the 2008 National Green Building Standard as amended for residential development. Select the link for purchase. Amendments are included in the Phoenix Green Construction Code.

Elevators and Escalators
2007 ASME A17.1 was amended April 20, 2011


For additional information, contact the Planning and Development Department at 602-262-7811.