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Notice to Architect Applicants: If you are offering or proposing architectural services prior to licensure, please review the requirements for solicitation prior to licensure in Rule 2.7. Individuals meeting the conditions of Rule 2.7 are prohibited from rendering additional architectural services beyond the offer or proposal until the individual has an active license.

Industry Allies and Officials

The Board values the contributions of local building officials and others who work together to ensure the safety of Mississippi's buildings and spaces. Anyone with questions or concerns regarding architectural, interior design or landscape architectural requirements is invited to contact the Board office by phone (601-856-4652) or email (

Online Resources

Institute for Business and Home Safety

International Code Council (ICC) (IBC)

Mississippi Insurance Department/State Fire Marshal


Building Permit and Construction Documents Requirements (PDF)

Building Officials Guide to Architecture & Engineering Requirements (PDF)

Building Officials Guide to Landscape Architecture Requirements (PDF)

Construction Administration Notification Form (PDF)

Emergency Safety Assessment Services Notification Form (PDF)

Mississippi Fire Prevention Code (PDF) Applies in areas without a more stringent code such as IBC.

Construction Management Services​ (PDF)