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New code ADOPTION proposal!

Legislative Rules governing the adoption of the latest editions to the State Building Code and

The Certification and Continuing Education of Building Officials, Inspectors and Plans Examiners

have been approved.

 

Title 87 Series 4 - State Building Code is effective on  August 1, 2016

The rule is found on the State Fire Marshal’s website  www.firemarshal.wv.gov

Regulatory & Licensing, Laws, State Building Code. 

The adopted codes are:                      

2015 IBC

2015 IRC (delete Chapter 11)

2015 IEBC

2015 IPC

2015 IMC

2015 IFGC

2015 IPMC

2015 ISPSC

2014 NFPA 70, NEC

2009 IECC (Residential Energy)

2009 ICC/ANSI A117.1, Standards For Accessibility

2007 ANSI/ASHRAE.IESNA Standard 90.1 (Commercial Energy)

 

Each municipality and county must adopt the SBC by ordinance prior to August 1, 2016. Those who

adopt Appendices must include those adoptions in the ordinance. The previous State Building Code

adoption expires on August 1, 2016.

 

Title 87, Series 7 – Certification & Continuing Education-Building Officials, Inspectors &

Plans Examiners – effective June 1, 2016. Each municipality adopting the State Building Code must

also adopt, by ordinance, Title 87, Series 7, also available on the Fire Marshal website.



Thanks,
 

Bob       

 

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