State Adoptions

The updated 2020 Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code (Uniform Code) and the Energy Conservation Construction Code of New York State (ECCCNYS) became effective statewide. The updated Uniform Code is based on the 2018 International family of codes, and the 2020 ECCCNYS is based on the 2018 IECC and ASHRAE 90.1-2016.

New York State and New York City have adopted the 2018 IECC for residential construction and  commercial applications.

  • 2018 International Building Code
  • 2018 International Energy Conservation Code
  • 2018 International Existing Building Code
  • 2018 International Fire Code
  • 2018 International Fuel Gas Code
  • 2018 International Mechanical Code
  • 2018 International Plumbing Code
  • 2018 International Property Maintenance Code
  • 2018 International Residential Code

Jurisdiction Adoptions

New York City

  • 2009 International Building Code
  • 2018 International Energy Conservation Code 
  • 2009 International Fire Code
  • 2009 International Fuel Gas Code
  • 2009 International Mechanical Code
  • 2009 International Plumbing Code

Links to State Adoption Agencies

Division of Code Enforcement & Administration

State Fire Prevention and Building Code Council

New York State Energy Research & Development Authority

Commission on Quality of Care

Office of Fire Prevention and Control 

New York State Key Contacts

Division of Building Standards and Codes:
NYS Department of State
99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY
518-474-4073

State Fire Administrator:
Dept.  of Homeland Security & Emergency Services
State Office Campus
1220 Washington Avenue
Building 7A, Floor 2
Albany, NY 12210-2833

Energy:
New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA)
17 Columbia Circle
Albany, NY 12203-6399
Toll-Free: 1-866-NYSERDA or Local: (518) 862-1090
Fax: (518) 862-1091

Pool Adoption Agency:
State Fire Prevention and Building Code Council

Department of Heath Regulates Public Pools:
NYS Department of Health
Bureau of Community Sanitation and Food Protection
Phone: (518) 402-7600

Plumbing Code Adoption Agency:
State Fire Prevention and Building Code Council

Accessibility:
Commission on Quality of Care and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities
401 State Street
Schenectady, NY  12305
Phone: 800-624-4143

New York City Key Contacts

NYC Department of Buildings Commissioner:
280 Broadway
7th Floor
New York, NY 10007
(212) 566-3103
https://www1.nyc.gov/site/buildings/index.page

FDNY Commissioner:
FDNY Headquarters
9 MetroTech Center
Brooklyn, NY 11201-3857
(718) 999-2010
https://www1.nyc.gov/site/fdny/business/all-certifications/all-certifications.page

Accessibility Advocates
Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities
100 Gold Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10038
Phone: (212) 788-2830
https://www1.nyc.gov/site/mopd/index.page