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RISBC-1 Rhode Island Building Code
effective August 1, 2019
Original document

Rhode Island Building Codes

The building codes of Rhode Island adopt the the International Building Code 2015 (IBC 2015), International Residential Code 2015 (IRC 2015), International Plumbing Code 2015 (IPC 2015), International Mechanical Code 2015 (IMC 2015), International Property Maintenance Code 2015 (IPMC 2015), International Energy Conservation Code 2015 (IECC 2015), International Swimming Pool and Spa Code 2015 (ISPSC 2015), and the International Fuel Gas Code 2015 (IFGC 2015). These codes include amendments enacted at the state level.

Rhode Island building codes, including the fire and residential codes


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

Rhode Island Agencies

State Building Code Commission
Website: www.ribcc.ri.gov
560 Jefferson Boulevard
2nd Floor
Suite 200
02886 Phone: 401-889-5550