Building and Fire Code Adoption Process
How were the 2016 State Building Code and 2016 State Fire Safety Code adopted?
The Department of Administrative Services, Office of the State Building Inspector, in conjunction with the Codes & Standards Committee, announced its intent to adopt a new State Building Code to be titled the 2016 Connecticut State Building Code.
In accordance with the requirements of Public Act 16-215, the agency accepted comments from the public for a period of forty-five (45) days, beginning June 21, 2016 through the close of business August 5, 2016.
- August 15, 2016: Public Comments on Final Draft of the CT State Building Code
- August 15, 2016: Public Comments on the Final Draft of the CT Fire Safety Code
A Public Hearing was held by the agency in conjunction with the Codes & Standards Committee on July 13, 2016.
Where Can I Find the Code Books?
Copies of the International Code Council, Inc. and National Fire Protection Association, Inc. Code Books that comprise the 2005 State Building Code may be obtained from the following sources:
The following organizations also sell code books to members and non-members:
American Institute of Architects, Connecticut Chapter
370 James Street, Suite 402
New Haven, CT 06513
Telephone: (203) 865-2195