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Saturday, August 11, 2018

Pennsylvania Industrialized Housing Adopting the 2015 I-Codes, Effective April 1, 2019

Just in case you missed the news.

Industrialized Housing; Adoption of 2015 Codes
The Department of Community and Economic Development (Department), under section 5 of the Industrialized Housing Act (act) (35 P.S. § 1651.5), is authorized to promulgate rules and regulations to interpret and make specific provisions of the act to assure the health, safety and welfare of the people of this Commonwealth by requiring safe and sanitary industrialized housing. This includes provisions imposing requirements reasonably consistent with recognized and accepted model codes to provide parity with conventional housing constructed under the Pennsylvania Construction Code Act (35 P.S. §§ 7210.101—7210.1103).
In accordance with 12 Pa. Code § 145.41 (relating to adoption of standards), the Department will adopt the following codes as identified by the Department of Labor and Industry in its notification dated May 1, 2018, which includes the revisions or changes, or both, as amended on June 12, 2018.
  • The 2015 International Residential Code/2014 NationalElectric Code
  • The 2015 International Building Code
  • The 2015 International Energy Conservation Code
  • The 2015 International Fire Code (without amendment)
  • The 2015 International Fuel Gas Code
  • The 2015 International Mechanical Code
  • The 2015 International Plumbing Code
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