Philadelphia Building Codes

Adoption Info

INCORPORATED AMENDMENTS
Bill No. 18100601 (Philadelphia Fire Code)
Amended June 11, 2019
Original document
Philadelphia Plumbing Code 2004
Second edition sixth printing
February 2019
Original document
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Philadelphia Building Codes

The building codes of Philadelphia adopt the the Philadelphia Administrative Code, International Building Code 2018 (IBC 2018), International Residential Code 2015 (IRC 2015), International Mechanical Code 2018 (IMC 2018), International Existing Building Code 2018 (IEBC 2018), ICC Performance Code for Buildings and Facilities 2018 (ICCPC 2018), International Energy Conservation Code 2018 (IECC 2018), International Fuel Gas Code 2018 (IFGC 2018), International Fire Code 2018 (IFC 2018), International Property Maintenance Code 2009 (IPMC 2009), International Plumbing Code 2018 (IPC 2018), Philadelphia Plumbing Code, Philadelphia Zoning Code, and the NFPA 70 ‒ National Electrical Code 2017. These codes include amendments enacted at the state level.

Philadelphia building codes, including the fire and residential codes

Amendments

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

Philadelphia Agencies

City of Philadelphia
Department of Licenses and Inspection
Website: https://www.phila.gov/li/pages/default.aspx
Municipal Services Building - 11th Floor
1401 John F. Kennedy Boulevard
Philadelphia
PA
19102
Phone: (215) 686-2400