State Adoptions

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MA state code is based on the 2015 IBC, IRC, IEBC, IMC, and ISPSC, as well as the 2018 IECC. There are references to the 2015 IFC.

  • 2015 International Building Code
  • 2021 International Energy Conservation Code as a stretch code
  • 2015 International Existing Building Code
  • 2015 International Mechanical Code
  • 2015 International Residential Code
  • 2015 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code

Jurisdiction Adoptions

See statewide adoptions for local and jurisdictional adoption information.

Key Contacts

ICC Government Relations Representative
Bill Nash
Sr. Regional Manager - Government Relations

Chief of Inspections
Office of Public Safety & Inspections
Richard Baldacci

State Fire Marshal
Department of Fire Services
Jon M. Davine

Director, Energy Efficiency Division
Ian Finlayson

Important Links

Board of Building Regulations and Standards (BBRS)

Office of Public Safety & Inspections

Ninth Edition of the MA State Building Code 780 |

Board of Fire Prevention Regulations (BFPR)

Department of Fire Services

Massachusetts Fire Code |

Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources

Building Energy Code |