North Carolina Building Codes

Codes

Adoption Info

INCORPORATED AMENDMENTS
2020 NC State Electrical Code
effective October 1, 2021
Original document
Chapter 15 - Elevator And Amusement Device Division
effective June 30, 2020
Original document
2018 NC State Electrical Code Amendments
effective June 12, 2018
Original document
Amendments for 2018 codes
2016–2018 Approved Cumulative Amendments
Effective 1/1/2018
Original document
Amendments for 2012 codes
Building Code – 2012 (Chapters 1-15, 34-end) NC Amendments
Original document
Building Code – 2012 (Chapters 16-33) NC Amendments
Original document
Fire Code – 2012 NC Amendments
Original document
Fuel Gas Code – 2012 NC Amendments
Original document
Mechanical Code – 2012 NC Amendments
Original document
Plumbing Code – 2012 NC Amendments
Original document
Residential Code – Townhouse Sprinkler Amendment
Original document
2012 NC Residential Code, Part 4 Energy Conservation (Adopted 12/14/2010)
Original document
2012 NC Energy Conservation Code (Adopted 12/14/2010)
Original document
2012–2015 Approved Cumulative Amendments (Effective 1/1/2015)
Original document
2014–2016 Approved Cumulative Amendments (Effective 1/1/2016)
Original document
2015–2017 Approved Cumulative Amendments (Effective 1/1/2017)
Original document
2012 NCECC, 2012 NCRC, Duct Leakage to the Outside
Original document
2012 NC Residential Code, Chapters 5 & 8, Southern Pine Span Tables
Original document
2012 NC Building Code, Chapter 23, Southern Pine Span Tables
Original document
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FURTHER INFORMATION

North Carolina Building Codes

The building codes of North Carolina adopt the the International Building Code 2015 (IBC 2015), International Residential Code 2015 (IRC 2015), International Existing Building Code 2015 (IEBC 2015), International Fire Code 2015 (IFC 2015), International Plumbing Code 2015 (IPC 2015), International Mechanical Code 2015 (IMC 2015), International Fuel Gas Code 2015 (IFGC 2015), International Energy Conservation Code 2015 (IECC 2015), Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities, 2009, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, 2013, National Electrical Code, 2020, National Electrical Code, 2017, Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators, 2019, Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete 2014, and the North Carolina Administrative Code and Policies 2018.

North Carolina building codes, including the fire and residential codes

North Carolina Agencies

NC Department of Insurance
North Carolina Office of the State Fire Marshal
Website: https://www.ncosfm.gov
Address: Albemarle Building, 325 N. Salisbury Street, Raleigh NC 27603
Mailing Address: Office of State Fire Marshal, 1201 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1201
Phone: 800-634-7854 (toll-free in North Carolina only) / 919-647-0000