As of March 25, 2021, these 2018 NM Energy Codes (Residential & Commercial) become the mandatory minimum statewide. Check your municipality to see if they have adopted more stringent requirements.
THE CURRENT VERSION OF ALL STATEWIDE BUILDING CODES MAY ALSO BE FOUND AT THE NM CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRIES WEBSITE AT http://www.rld.state.nm.us/construction/rules-laws-building-codes.aspx
The following code amendments were published in the New Mexico Register on November 15, 2016. These codes are in effect starting November 15th, but through June 30, 2017 contractors may receive building permits that comply with either the 2009 or 2015 codes. As of July 1, 2017, only these 2015 codes may be used.
Current Plumbing, Mechanical and Electrical Codes:
Proposed Electrical Codes at Public Hearing May 31, 2017 and
Electrical Codes Adopted June 13, 2014: NMHBA Comments:
Plumbing Codes Adopted April 16, 2015
Mechanical Codes Adopted April 16, 2015
NM Solar Code Adopted April 16, 2015
The Construction Industries Division (CID) amended the 2009 New Mexico building codes, some of which took effect August – November of 2011, and the NM Energy Conservation Code was the last to take effect, on January 1, 2012.
The files below contain the latest versions of the statewide building codes all builders should be using as of January 1, 2012.
01-2009NM Commercial Building Code
New Mexico Residential Building Code
New Mexico Earthen Building Materials Construction Code
New Mexico Non-Load Bearing Baled Straw Construction Building Code
New Mexico Energy Conservation Code
New Mexico Existing Building Code
New Mexico Historic Earthen Buildings
New Mexico Plumbing Code
New Mexico Mechanical Code
New Mexico Electrical Code
New Mexico Solar Energy Code
New Mexico Swimming Pool, Spa, & Hot Tub Code
New Mexico Boiler Code
NMECC Residential Applications Manual
Weighted-Average Windows Worksheet
NM Climate Zones