PA UNIFORM CONSTRUCTION CODE UPDATES EFFECT IVE OCTOBER 1, 2018 

  • The 2015 editions of the International Codes adopted by UCC regulations, as modified by the PA UCC RAC, are now to be used for construction project design, plan review and inspection purposes.
  • If your project was under contract for design or construction before October 1, 2018, you may submit plans and specifications based upon 2009 ICC Codes with your permit application through March 31, 2019 if accompanied by an executed copy of your contract.
  • The PA DCED Industrialized Housing Program regulatory update is lagging behind the PA DLI UCC update, so production of new industrialized (modular) homes utilizing 2015 ICC Codes will not take effect until April 1, 2019.
  • 2018 IBC regulations for accessibility, Chapter 11 only are expected to become effective December 31, 2018

 

2015 International Building Code

2015 International Existing Building Code

2015 International Residential Code

2015 International Plumbing Code

NFPA 70 – 2014 National Electrical Code

2015 International Mechanical Code

2015 International Fuel Gas Code

2015 International Energy Conservation Code

2018 International Building Code, Chapter 11 Accessibility