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BUILDING CODE ADOPTION
{Building Code Adoption Webpage}
New State Building Code Adoption
Proposed Adoption of the New State Building Code:  At the June 8, 2011 meeting of the Codes Amendment Subcommittee (CAS), the CAS along with the State Building Inspector voted to utilize the 2012 International Code Council's (ICC) Family of Codes as the basis for the next Connecticut State Building Code.
The new State Building Code is planned for adoption in the Fall of 2016 and will include the following model codes and a Supplement of Connecticut-specific items:
Model Codes
Date of Technical
Review
Proposed Changes Due Date
2012 International Building Code

Preliminary Review Complete

12/15/13
2012 International Existing Building Code

Preliminary Review Complete

12/15/13
2012 International Plumbing Code

Preliminary Review Complete

12/15/13
2012 International Mechanical Code

Preliminary Review Complete

12/15/13
2012 International Energy Conservation Code

Preliminary Review Complete

12/15/13
2012 International Residential Code

Currently Under Review

2/01/14
2014 National Electrical Code (NFPA 70)

Anticipated Start Date–   November 2014

10/15/14
 
Memo To Interested Parties Regarding the 2012 ICC Family of Codes.........
(January 25, 2012)
 
 
Code Change Proposal Process
Any interested member of the public may submit proposals to change the base language of the model codes.  The CAS administers the adoption process and has established procedures for submissions of code change proposals.  The Connecticut Proposed Code Change Form shall be used for all proposed code changes and submitted to the Codes Amendment Subcommittee (via the Codes and Standards Committee) for consideration. 
Connecticut Proposed Code Change Form............................... {Connecticut Proposed Code Change Form} {Connecticut Proposed Code Change Form}
The Code Change Proposal period has ended.  The Office of the State Building Inspector and the Code Amendment Subcommittee (CAS) will no longer be accepting new Code Change Proposals.  To all proposers - thank you for your participation in the adoption process.
 
 
Oral Presentation Policy
A person wishing to make an oral presentation of a Code Change Proposal to the CAS shall identify this request on their Code Change Proposal Form or submit their request in writing to the Codes Amendment Subcommittee of the Codes and Standards Committee.  The Subcommittee will then schedule the presentation for one of its regularly scheduled meetings and the person who made the request will be notified accordingly.  The address of the Codes Amendment Subcommittee is:
 
Codes Amendment Subcommittee
Codes and Standards Committee 
Office of the State Building Inspector
Division of Construction Services
Department of Administrative Services
165 Capitol Avenue, Room 265
Hartford, CT 06106
 
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