South Carolina Building Codes

Codes

Adoption Info

INCORPORATED UPDATES
2021 Construction Codes

South Carolina Building Codes Council
2021 Modification Index
effective January 1, 2023
Original document

2020 Construction Codes

Document No. 4847
(International Building Code)
effective January 1, 2020
Original document
Document No. 4868
(International Residential Code)
effective January 1, 2020
Original document
Document No. 4865
(International Fire Code)
effective January 1, 2020
Original document
2018 South Carolina Plumbing Code
effective January 1, 2020
Document No. 4869
(International Mechanical Code)
effective January 1, 2020
Original document
Document No. 4866
(International Fuel Gas Code)
effective January 1, 2020
Original document
Document No. 4867
(National Electric Code)
effective January 1, 2020
Original document

2016 Construction Codes

2015 South Carolina Building Code
effective July 1, 2016

2015 South Carolina Residential Code
effective July 1, 2016

2015 South Carolina Existing Code
effective July 1, 2016

2015 South Carolina Fire Code
effective July 1, 2016

2015 South Carolina Plumbing Code
effective July 1, 2016

2015 South Carolina Mechanical Code
effective July 1, 2016

2015 South Carolina Fuel Gas Code
effective July 1, 2016

FURTHER INFORMATION

South Carolina Building Codes

The building codes of South Carolina adopt the the International Building Code 2021 (IBC 2021), International Residential Code 2021 (IRC 2021), International Fire Code 2021 (IFC 2021), International Plumbing Code 2021 (IPC 2021), International Mechanical Code 2021 (IMC 2021), International Fuel Gas Code 2021 (IFGC 2021), Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, 2019, National Electrical Code, 2020, National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code, 2019, Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators, 2019, and Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete 2019.

South Carolina building codes, including the fire and residential codes

South Carolina Agencies

South Carolina Building Code Council
Website: https://llr.sc.gov/BCC
Address: 110 Centerview Dr, Columbia SC
Email: Contact.BCC@llr.sc.gov
Phone: (803) 896-4688

South Carolina Office of State Fire Marshal
Website: https://statefire.llr.sc.gov/osfm/
Address: 141 Monticello Trail, Columbia, SC 29203
Phone: (803) 896-9800
Fax: (803) 896-9806