New Jersey Building Codes

Codes

Adoption Info

INCORPORATED AMENDMENTS
Rehabilitation Subcode
NJAC 5:23-6
Current as of February 16, 2021
Original document
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
NOTICE
The 2018 IECC is applicable to Low-Rise Residential while ASHRAE 90.1-2016 is for Commercial & all other Residential occupancies.
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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), 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, and New Jersey Rehabilitation Subcode.

New Jersey building codes, including the fire and residential codes

New Jersey Agencies

NJ DCA - Division of Codes and Standards
Code Assistance Unit

Website: https://www.nj.gov/dca/divisions/codes/
PO Box 802
101 South Broad Street
Trenton, NJ
08625
Phone: (609) 984-7609
Email: CodeAssist@dca.nj.gov