Massachusetts Building Codes

Codes

Adoption Info

INCORPORATED AMENDMENTS
780 CMR Ninth Edition, Chapter 13: Energy Efficiency Amendments
Original document
effective February 7, 2020
780 CMR Ninth Edition Residential, Chapter 11: Energy Efficiency Amendments
Original document
effective February 7, 2020
Emergency Amendment to 527 CMR 12.00: Massachusetts Electrical Code Article 230.85
Original document
effective June 26, 2020
527 CMR 12.00: Massachusetts Electrical Code
Original document
effective on all installations for which a permit has been granted subsequent to December 31, 2019
527 CMR 1.00: Massachusetts Comprehensive Fire Safety Code
Original document
effective October 18, 2019
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
524 CMR: Board of Elevator Regulations
Original document
effective December 1, 2018
Notice:

The MA amended IECC 2018 base energy code was published by the Secretary of States office on February 7, 2020 and will be the sole effective energy code on August 8, 2020.
FURTHER INFORMATION

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), Massachusetts Energy Code 2020, International Energy Conservation Code 2015 (IECC 2015), International Swimming Pool and Spa Code 2015 (ISPSC 2015), Fire Code, 2015, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, 2013, National Electrical Code, 2020, Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators, 2013, and Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete 2014.

Massachusetts building codes, including the fire and residential codes

Massachusetts Agencies

Office of Consumer Affairs & Business Regulation (OCABR)
501 Boylston Street
Suite 5100
Boston
MA
02116
Phone: 617-973-8787