Current Building Codes

The 2016 Connecticut State Building Code will adopt the following national model codes, as amended in the 2016 Connecticut State Building Code:

- 2012 International Code Council (ICC) International Building Code
- 2012 (ICC) International Residential Code
- 2012  (ICC) International Existing Buildings Code
- 2012 (ICC) International Mechanical Code
- 2012  (ICC) International Plumbing Code
- 2012 (ICC) International Energy Conservation Code
- 2014 National fire Protection Association 70 – National Electrical Code
- 2009 ICC / ANSI A117.1 – Accessible & Usable Buildings & Facilities

 The Connecticut amendments to these model codes can be found here: Final Draft of the 2016 CT State Building Code


 The effective date for this code is October 1, 2016.

ut Fire Safety Code Adoption


NOTICE– The 2016 CONNECTICUT FIRE SAFETY CODE has been approved and will be effective for all permit applications on or after OCTOBER 1, 2016.

2016 CT Fire Safety Code Document