Mississippi Building Codes and Contacts

The following information is reprinted with permission from the Building Codes Assistance Project:
Mississippi climate zones
Current Commercial Code

ASHRAE 90.1-2010
passed 4/23/2013; effective 7/1/2013

This mandatory statewide code also applies to state-owned buildings.

Current Residential Code

No mandatory code. ASHRAE 90-1975 applies to residential buildings on a voluntary basis. Residential building energy codes are currently set by local jurisdictions.

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Climate Zones: 2A, 3A

Code Adoption and Change Process

Code Change Process

The promulgation of a statewide mandatory energy code would have to proceed through the state legislature. Mississippi is a home rule state.

Code Change Cycle

The effective commercial code, ASHRAE 90.1-2010, is scheduled to be repealed on July 1, 2016.

Next Code Update


Mississippi Code Contacts

Larissa Williams
Technical Assistance Manager
Mississippi Development Authority
Email: lwilliams@mississippi.org

Lauren Westmoreland
Energy Codes Manager
Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance (SEEA)
Email: lwestmoreland@seealliance.org

This information was compiled by the Building Codes Assistance Project, and used with their permission.