State Adoptions

North Carolina adopts custom codes that are called the 2018 North Carolina Codes. These custom codes are based off the 2015 edition of the I-Codes which are listed below.

  • 2015 International Building Code
  • 2015 International Energy Conservation Code
  • 2015 International Existing Building Code
  • 2015 International Fire Code
  • 2015 International Green Construction Code
  • 2015 International Fuel Gas Code
  • 2015 International Mechanical Code
  • 2015 International Plumbing Code
  • 2015 International Residential Code


Links to State Adoption Agencies

North Carolina Department of Insurance/OSFM

NC DOI/OSFM/Engineering Division

State Energy Office

Natural Resources Conservation Service – RC&D Councils

NC Division of Forest Resources

Key Contacts

NC Dept. of Insurance/OFSM:
Adoption agency for all NC Codes
Rob Roegner
Senior Deputy of Engineering Services
325 North Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: (919) 647-0098

NC DOI/OSFM/Engineering Division:
Dan Dittman
325 North Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: (919) 647-0012

NC Department of Commerce:
Does not adopt codes
State Energy Office
Ward Lenz, Director
NC State Energy Office
1830 Tillery Pl #A
Raleigh, NC 27604
Phone: (919) 733-2230

Pool Adoption Agency:
Alice Isley, REHS
Program Manager
Pools, Tattoos and State Institutions Program
Division of Public Health, Environmental Health Services Section
N.C. Department of Health and Human Services
Phone: (252) 495-3612

State Forester:
Wib Owen
NC Division of Forest Resources
1616 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699
Phone: (919) 857-4844
Fax: (919) 228-5448