Whether you’re building a new home, remodeling, or just curious about “what’s up to code” or “legal,” the following resources can direct you to the most pertinent standards.

On Home Inspection

The Standard of Practice for Home Inspections and Code of Ethics for the Home Inspection Profession (American Society of Home Inspectors)

South Dakota Home Inspection Laws and Administrative Rules (South Dakota Real Estate Commission)

Local and National Regulations

Rapid City Ordinances (City of Rapid City)

International Building Code 2018 (International Code Council; must pay fee)

International Building Code 2015 (free download) (International Code Council)

National Electrical Code 2017 (National Fire Protection Association)