Kentucky Building Codes

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2018 Kentucky Residential Code, Second Edition
Effective: August 3, 2019
Original document
2018 Kentucky Building Code, Second Edition​
Effective: August 3, 2019
Original document
FURTHER INFORMATION


Notice:

2012 Energy Conservation Code is meant for use with the Kentucky Building Code only excluding R-2, R-3 and R-4 construction.

2009 Energy Conservation Code is for use with the Kentucky Residential Code and Group R-2, R-3, and R-4 buildings in the Kentucky Building Code only.

Kentucky Building Codes

The building codes of Kentucky adopt the the International Building Code 2015 (IBC 2015), International Residential Code 2015 (IRC 2015), International Mechanical Code 2015 (IMC 2015), International Fire Code 2012 (IFC 2012), International Energy Conservation Code 2012 (IECC 2012), International Energy Conservation Code 2009 (IECC 2009), ANSI A117.1, 2009, NFPA 70 ‒ National Electrical Code 2017, and the NFPA 101 - Life Saftey Code 2012. These codes include amendments enacted at the state level.

Kentucky building codes, including the fire and residential codes

Amendments

States and cities enact critical amendments to the base codes. Kentucky has made amendment to the codes. UpCodes provides the only source to view these amendments integrated into the model codes. Learn about amendments

Kentucky Agencies

Division of Building Codes Enforcement
Webiste: http://dhbc.ky.gov/bce/bc/Pages/default.aspx
101 Sea Hero Road Suite 100
Frankfort
KY
40601
Phone: 502-573-0373
Email: marilyn.sutherland@ky.gov

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