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30 September - Oklahoma
State of Oklahoma The Oklahoma Uniform Building Code Commission (OUBCC) has completed the rulemaking process to adopt the 2015 Edition of the International Residential Code®. The updated rule was approved by a declaration issued by Governor Mary...
12 September - Maryland
State of Maryland Maryland's Montgomery County adopted Executive Regulation 6-16 requiring the use of the 2014 National Electrical Code as of July 1, 2016. This code with be mandatory for all permits as of October 3, 2016. Contact jack.lyons@nema...
09 September - Alabama
State of Alabama The Alabama Energy and Residential Codes (AERC) Board has adopted the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code as the Alabama Residential Energy Code and the 2015 International Residential Code as the Alabama Residential...
11 August - Connecticut
State of Connecticut On August 10, 2016, the Connecticut Codes and Standards Committee voted to accept the recommendations for acceptance of the Proposed 2016 State Building Codes and the 2016 State Fire Safety Code. This will send the two...
13 July - Tennessee
State of Tennessee The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance, Division of Fire Prevention has set an effective date of August 4, 2016 for the updated Tennessee State Building Code. The codes and standards adopted by the Division of Fire...
24 June - Alaska
State of Alaska The Alaska Department of Public Safety has announced proposed regulation changes in Title 13 of the Alaska Administrative Code. These proposed changes include adoption of and amendments to the 2012 Building, Fire and Mechanical Codes...
08 June - Alabama
State of Alabama The Alabama Department of Finance, Division of Construction Management (formerly the Alabama State Building Commission) has set an effective date of July 1, 2016 for the updated Alabama State Building Code. The State Building Code...
02 June - South Carolina
State of South Carolina On August 26, 2015, the South Carolina Building Code Council updated the mandatory and permissive building codes to be used within South Carolina. The Council established the implementation date for local jurisdictions as...
07 April - West Virginia
State of West Virginia On March 14, 2016 the State of West Virginia legislature voted to adopt the new building code rules package with an effective of July 1, 2016. The new rules package includes the following 2015 ICC Family of codes which...
04 April - Utah
State of Utah On March 24, 2016, Utah Governor Gary Herbert signed HB 316, which adopts the 2014 National Electrical Code and the 2015 I-codes in the State of Utah, effective July 1, 2016. HB 316, which was hotly contested during the recent...
04 April - Alaska
State of Alaska The 2014 NEC has been adopted unamended by the State of Alaska. After a lengthy administrative review, it was signed by the Lieutenant Governor and became effective on March 6, 2016. The regulations are found in the Alaska...
04 April - New York
State of New York On March 9, 2016, the New York State Fire Prevention and Building Code Council completed major updates to the Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code (Uniform Code) and State Energy Conservation Construction Code (Energy Code)...
18 March - West Virginia
State of West Virginia On March 14, 2016 the State of West Virginia legislature voted to adopt the new building code rules package with an effective date of July 1, 2016. The new rules package includes the following 2015 ICC Family of codes which...
16 March - North Carolina
State of North Carolina The adoption of the 2014 edition of the National Electrical Code by the North Carolina Building Code Council on December 15, 2015 has been approved by the North Carolina Office of Administrative Hearings Rules Review...
15 March - Delaware
State of Delaware The Delaware State Fire Prevention Commission has officially adopted the 2014 National Electrical Code, NFPA 70 as part of the Commission's Statutory Authority for 16 Delaware Code S. 6604. Changes that were proposed in the State...
23 February - Virginia
State of Virginia The Commonwealth of Virginia has begun the process of updating to the 2015 Virginia Codes. New for the 2015 codes is the use of an automated system for submitting proposals known as cdpVA (code development process Virginia). DHCD...
29 January - Maryland
State of Maryland The State of Maryland has adopted the 2014 National Electrical Code (NEC). The promulgation of the NEC was through the State Police/Fire Marshall's office and the Maryland State Fire Prevention Commission. The NEC as referenced in...
27 January - California
State of California On January 19-20, 2016, the California Building Standards Commission (CBSC) met at their regularly scheduled public meeting and adopted the 2016 California Plumbing, Electrical, Mechanical, CalGreen and Accessibility Codes...
20 January - Florida
State of Florida Florida code change proposals to the 2014 National Electrical Code and 2015 International Codes are now available for review and comment.The deadline for making comment on the code change proposals is February 25, 2016. Detailed...
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