Massachusetts Building Codes

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780 CMR or the Massachusetts State Building Code, Ninth Edition, Base Volume
Original document
780 CMR 51.000:Massachusetts Residential Code or the Massachusetts State Building Code, Ninth Edition, Residential Volume
Original document

Massachusetts Building Codes

The building codes of Massachusetts adopt the the International Building Code 2015 (IBC 2015), International Residential Code 2015 (IRC 2015), International Existing Building Code 2015 (IEBC 2015), International Mechanical Code 2015 (IMC 2015), International Energy Conservation Code 2015 (IECC 2015), and the International Swimming Pool and Spa Code 2015 (ISPSC 2015). These codes include amendments enacted at the state level.

Massachusetts building codes, including the fire and residential codes


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

Massachusetts Agencies

Office of Consumer Affairs & Business Regulation (OCABR)
501 Boylston Street
Suite 5100
Phone: 617-973-8787