District of Columbia Building Codes

Codes

Adoption Info

INCORPORATED AMENDMENTS
2017
2017 District of Columbia Building Code
Effective Date: May 29, 2020

Original document

2017 District of Columbia Energy Conservation Code
Effective Date: May 29, 2020

Original document

2013
District of Columbia Construction Codes Supplement of 2013
Effective Date: March 28, 2014

Original document
COMING SOON
2017 DC Construction Codes
FURTHER INFORMATION

District of Columbia Building Codes

The building codes of District of Columbia adopt the the International Building Code 2015 (IBC 2015), International Residential Code 2015 (IRC 2015), International Mechanical Code 2015 (IMC 2015), International Plumbing Code 2015 (IPC 2015), International Property Maintenance Code 2015 (IPMC 2015), International Fire Code 2015 (IFC 2015), International Existing Building Code 2015 (IEBC 2015), International Fuel Gas Code 2015 (IFGC 2015), International Swimming Pool and Spa Code 2015 (ISPSC 2015), International Energy Conservation Code 2015 (IECC 2015), Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities, 2009, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, 2013, National Electrical Code, 2014, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, 2013, and Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete 2014.

District of Columbia building codes, including the fire and residential codes

District of Columbia Agencies

Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs
Website: https://dcra.dc.gov/page/dc-construction-codes
1100 4th Street, SW,
Washington, DC 20024
Phone: (202) 442-4400
Email: dcra@dc.gov