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  • 12 November - North Dakota
    State of North Dakota The North Dakota State Electrical Board has scheduled a public hearing on November 20, 2019 to address proposed changes to the North Dakota Administrative Code. The hearing will be located at the N.D. State Electrical Board...... More ››

  • 11 September - Virginia
    State of Virginia A meeting of the Virginia Board of Housing and Community Development (BHCD) has been scheduled for September 16, 2019 at the Virginia Housing Center, 4224 Cox Road, Glen Allen, VA. 23060. The meeting will begin at 10:00 AM. The...... More ››

  • 09 September - Indiana
    State of Indiana The Indiana Fire Prevention and Building Safety Commission has published Notice of a Rulemaking Hearing for October 11, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The hearings will be located at the Indiana Government Center South, 302 West...... More ››

  • 06 September - Tennessee
    State of Tennessee The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance, Division of Fire Prevention, has published two Notices of Rulemaking Hearing for October 18, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee. The hearings will be located at the Davy Crockett...... More ››

  • 05 September - New Jersey
    State of New Jersey The State of New Jersey has posted the effective dates for the next version of the State's Electrical and Building Codes. September 3, 2019. The Department of Consumer Affairs' Division of Codes and Standards announced the...... More ››

  • 28 June - Rhode Island
    State of Rhode Island The following rules for the 2019 Rhode Island Electrical, Energy, and Building Code to be effective as noted. These are based on the 2017 NEC and the 2015 I-Codes. RICR: 510-RICR-00-00-1Agency: Building Code CommissionTitle...... More ››

  • 27 June
    2019 New York State Notice of Proposed Rule Making Notice of Proposed Rule Making State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code (19 NYCRR Parts 1219 to 1229) and State Energy Conservation Construction Code (19 NYCRR Part 1240) These proposed...... More ››

  • 15 March - Florida
    State of Florida The Florida Bureau of Fire Prevention announces that it is seeking written comments and proposals for Florida specific amendments to the NFPA 1-2018 and NFPA 101-2018 to launch the development of the 7th Edition (2020) Florida...... More ››

  • 22 February - Virginia
    Commonwealth of Virginia The Commonwealth of Virginia has announced the start of the 2018 Virginia Codes update process. New this cycle is a requirement for a resiliency impact statement for each proposal in accordance with Governor Northam's...... More ››

  • 15 February - Rhode Island
    State of Rhode Island Notice of Rulemaking Change Please be advised that the Building Code Commission has proposed amendments to the following 8 regulations: SBC-1, SBC-2, SBC-3, SBC-4, SBC-5, SBC-6, SBC-8 and SBC-19. The Building Code...... More ››

  • 07 February - Florida
    State of Florida The Florida Building Commission has scheduled eleven Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) meetings where the 1,061 proposed modifications submitted for the second phase of the 7th Edition (2020) Florida Building Code development...... More ››

  • 04 February - Oklahoma
    State of Oklahoma The Oklahoma Uniform Building Code Commission (OUBCC) has created a new technical review committee to review the 2018 Editions of the International Building Code®, the International Existing Building Code®, and the...... More ››

  • 31 January - Connecticut
    State of Connecticut The State Building Inspector, State Fire Marshal and the Codes and Standards Committee announce intent to adopt the 2020 State Building and Fire Safety Codes based on the 2018 editions of the International Code Council (ICC)...... More ››

  • 28 January
    State of California At its January 15-16, 2019 meeting, the California Building Standards Commission voted to adopt the 2017 National Electrical Code (NEC), 2018 Uniform Plumbing and Mechanical Codes, 1018 International Existing Building Code...... More ››

  • 07 January - Michigan
    State of Michigan The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) has updated the MI Part 8 Rules Electrical Code (2017 NEC) for 3 –Family and larger and commercial structures in the state with an effective date January 4, 2019...... More ››

  • 26 November - Arizona
    State of Arizona Arizona is a home rule state regarding construction code adoption, i.e., there is no statewide adoption, and each city and county adopts their own codes. At its October 9, 2018 public hearing, the City of Tucson adopted the 2018...... More ››

  • 14 November - Puerto Rico
    Puerto Rico The Puerto Rico Oficina de Gerencia de Permisos (OGPE) has adopted the Código de Construcción de Puerto Rico 2018 with an effective date of November 15, 2018. All construction started after this date must comply with the 2018...... More ››

  • 12 October - Ohio
    State of Ohio Notice of Public Hearing Notice is hereby given that the Ohio Board of Building Standards will convene for a public hearing in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code, at 10:00 A.M., Friday, November 9, 2018 in Hearing...... More ››

  • 06 September - Virginia
    State of Virginia The final regulations for the 2015 Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code (USBC), 2015 Virginia Amusement Device Regulations (VADR), and the 2015 Virginia Industrialized Building Safety Regulations (IBSR) have been approved...... More ››

  • 06 September - Kentucky
    State of Kentucky The Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction adopted the 2018 Kentucky Building Code ("KBC") and the 2018 Kentucky Residential Code ("KRC"). The 2018 KBC and the 2018 KRC went into effect on Aug. 22, 2018. The codes...... More ››

  • 16 August - Oklahoma
    State of Oklahoma The Oklahoma Uniform Building Code Commission (OUBCC) has assembled an Electrical Technical Committee (ETC) to review the 2017 Edition of the NFPA 70, National Electrical Code (2017 NEC). The committee is expected to review the...... More ››

  • 26 July - Connecticut
    State of Connecticut Connecticut Legislature approves the submitted Building and Fire Codes and includes the 2017 NEC. Adoption will be October 1, 2018. The new Building, Fire Safety and Fire Prevention Codes were approved by the Connecticut...... More ››

  • 23 July - Ohio
    State of Ohio Residential Code – 2017 NEC Board of Building Standards Stakeholder: By pursuant to the requirements of Executive Order 2011-01K and Senate Bill 2 of the 129th General Assembly, which require state agencies, including the Ohio...... More ››

  • 18 July - Missouri
    State of Missouri On July 6, 2018 the City of Saint Louis, MO adopted the 2017 NEC without amendment along with the 2018 ICC building codes with an effective date of August 1, 2018. The adopted codes are as follows: 2017 National Electrical...... More ››

  • 13 June - Michigan
    State of Michigan 2017 NEC Public Hearing – Commercial Code Department of Licensing and Regulatory affairs Bureau of Construction Codes Notice of Public Hearing Part 8. Electrical Rules (ORR#2017-001LR) The Department of Licensing and Regulatory...... More ››

  • 12 June - Pennsylvania
    State of Pennsylvania The Mayor of Philadelphia enacts Bill to adopt the 2017 NEC and 2018 I-Codes on October 1, 2018 as part of Philadelphia's Building Code June 11, 2018. Philadelphia moves to the 2017 NEC and 2018 I-Codes ahead of the State's...... More ››

  • 08 June - South Carolina
    State of South Carolina The next phase in the South Carolina Building Code update process has commenced. The modification requests for the 2018 I-Codes and 2017 NEC have been received and may now be reviewed HERE. These proposals will be...... More ››

  • 24 May - Alaska
    State of Alaska The Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development has adopted regulation changes in Title 8 of the Alaska Administrative Code regarding electrical codes and other state regulations. The Alaska Administrative Code, Title 8...... More ››

  • 01 May - Florida
    State of Florida The timeline and work plan for the development of the 7th Edition (2020) Florida Building Code has been approved and published by the Florida Building Commission. The three-year work plan can be reviewed HERE. The first step in...... More ››

  • 01 May - Virginia
    State of Virginia The final regulations for the 2015 Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code (USBC), 2015 Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention Code (SFPC), 2015 Virginia Amusement Device Regulations (VADR), and the 2015 Virginia Industrialized...... More ››

  • 24 April - Pennsylvania
    State of Pennsylvania The Uniform Construction Code in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, April 17, 2018. The Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code (UCC) Review and Advisory Council (RAC) met to finalize the voting for the adoption of the 2015 I...... More ››

  • 13 April - Wisconsin
    State of Wisconsin The Department of Safety and Professional Services (DSPS) - Division of Industry Services wishes to update you on the status of the SPS 316 Electrical Code Package (CR 16-093). The proposed code package has been adopted and is...... More ››

  • 05 April - North Carolina
    State of North Carolina The North Carolina Building Code Council has adopted the 2017 NC Electrical Code (2017 NEC) with an effective date of June 12, 2018. Electrical permits that are active between the dates of February 15, 2018 through June 12...... More ››

  • 01 March - Alaska
    State of Alaska The Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development proposes to adopt regulation changes in Title 8 of the Alaska Administrative Code, dealing with electrical codes and other state regulations. The Department is proposing to...... More ››

  • 28 February - Tennessee
    State of Tennessee The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance, Division of Fire Prevention, has adopted the 2017 National Electrical Code with an effective date of October 1, 2018. Rule 0780-02-01-.02 Adoption by Reference is amended by...... More ››

  • 23 January - Louisiana
    State of Louisiana The Louisiana State Uniform Construction Code Council (LSUCCC) has adopted an update to the Uniform Construction Code with an effective date of February 1, 2018. The updated code includes adoption of the 2014 edition of the...... More ››

  • 05 January - Texas
    State of Texas New Guides for NFPA 78 and 1078 The 2021 edition of the new NFPA 78 - Guide on Electrical Inspections is now open for Public Input. The closing date is February 14, 2018. This document covers minimum criteria to aid in organizing...... More ››

  • 03 January - Georgia
    State of Georgia The Georgia State Codes Advisory Committee (SCAC) has appointed a 2018 International Building Code (IBC) Task Force and a 2018 International Residential Code (IRC) Task Force. The 2018 IBC Task Force is charged with reviewing...... More ››

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