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New Jersey Building Codes

Codes
Building Code 2018 of New Jersey
adopts the IBC 2018 with amendments
Residential Code 2018 of New Jersey
adopts the IRC 2018 with amendments
Fire Code 2015 of New Jersey
adopts the IFC 2015 with amendments
New Jersey Plumbing Code 2018
adopts the NSPC 2018 with amendments
Mechanical Code 2018 of New Jersey
adopts the IMC 2018 with amendments
Fuel Gas Code 2018 of New Jersey
adopts the IFGC 2018 with amendments
Energy Conservation Code 2018 of New Jersey
adopts the IECC 2018 with amendments
Section 3901 of Building Code 2018 of New Jersey
adopts the ISPSC 2018 with amendments
Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities 2009 of New Jersey
adopts the A117.1, 2009 with amendments
Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems 2016 of New Jersey
adopts the NFPA 13, 2016 without amendments
National Electrical Code 2017 of New Jersey
adopts the NFPA 70, 2017 with amendments
National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code 2016 of New Jersey
adopts the NFPA 72, 2016 without amendments
Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings 2016 of New Jersey
adopts the ASHRAE 90.1-2016 with amendments
This code is not available on UpCodes
Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators 2016 of New Jersey
adopts the ASME A17.1, 2016 with amendments
Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete of New Jersey
adopts the ACI 318 2014 with amendments
Guidelines for Design and Construction of Hospitals 2018 of New Jersey
adopts the FGI Hospital, 2018 without amendments
Guidelines for Design and Construction of Outpatient Facilities 2018 of New Jersey
adopts the FGI Outpatient, 2018 without amendments
Guidelines for Design and Construction of Residential Health, Care, and Support Facilities 2018 of New Jersey
adopts the FGI Residential, 2018 without amendments
New Jersey Rehabilitation Subcode
New Jersey Elevator Subcode
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Adoption Info

INCORPORATED AMENDMENTS

2022 Construction Codes
Uniform Construction Code
N.J.A.C. 5:23-2.24, 3.14, 6.26, 6.27, and 8.5
effective May 2, 2022
Original document

2021 Construction Codes
Subchapter 6. Rehabilitation Subcode
effective October 18, 2021
Original document
Uniform Construction Code
Rehabilitation Subcode
N.J.A.C. 5:23-6.9
effective September 10, 2021
Original document
Rehabilitation Subcode
NJAC 5:23-6
Current as of February 16, 2021
Original document

2019 Construction Codes
The Uniform Construction Code
NJAC 5:23-3 Subcodes
Adopted September 3, 2019
Original document
Building Subcode NJ Errata
Adopted September 3, 2019
Original document
One- and Two-family Dwelling Subcode NJ Errata
Adopted September 3, 2019
Original document
Energy Subcode
Adopted September 3, 2019
Original document
Electrical Subcode
Adopted September 3, 2019
Original document
Rehabilitation Subcode
NJAC 5:23-6
Adopted August 5, 2019
Original document
Supplemental Guide To Health Care Plan Review Submission
Updated March 15, 2019
Original document
NOTICE
The 2018 IECC is applicable to Low-Rise Residential while ASHRAE 90.1-2016 is for Commercial & all other Residential occupancies.

The 2015 International Fire Code is adopted by reference as the State Fire Prevention Code for New Jersey.

The 2018 International Fire Code is applied per the section of the New Jersey building subcode it is referenced.
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New Jersey Building Codes

The building codes of New Jersey adopt the the International Building Code 2018 (IBC 2018), International Residential Code 2018 (IRC 2018), International Fire Code 2015 (IFC 2015), New Jersey Plumbing Code 2018, International Mechanical Code 2018 (IMC 2018), International Fuel Gas Code 2018 (IFGC 2018), International Energy Conservation Code 2018 (IECC 2018), International Swimming Pool and Spa Code 2018 (ISPSC 2018), Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities, 2009, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, 2016, National Electrical Code, 2017, National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code, 2016, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, 2016, Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators, 2016, Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete 2014, Guidelines for Design and Construction of Hospitals 2018, Guidelines for Design and Construction of Outpatient Facilities 2018, Guidelines for Design and Construction of Residential Health, Care, and Support Facilities 2018, and New Jersey Rehabilitation Subcode.

New Jersey building codes, including the fire and residential codes

New Jersey Agencies

New Jersey Department of Community Affairs
Division of Codes and Standards
Code Assistance Unit
Website: https://www.nj.gov/dca/divisions/codes/
Address: 101 South Broad Street, Trenton, NJ 08625-0800
P.O. Box: 800 Trenton, NJ 08625-0800
Email: CodeAssist@dca.nj.gov
Phone: (609) 292-7899
Fax: (609) 633-6729

New Jersey Division of Fire Safety
Website: https://www.nj.gov/dca/divisions/dfs
P.O. Box: 809 Trenton, New Jersey 08625
Email: Richard.Mikutsky@dca.nj.gov