Building Code and Adoption Announcements


EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2018-- ALL COMMERCIAL PLANS SUBMITTED MUST MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF 2017 ICC-ANSI A177-1.1

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NEW BUILDING CODES IN EFFECT BEGINNING JULY 1ST 2016

The Town of Mount Pleasant follows the requirements of the 2015 International Code (IBC) Series with SC Amendments. For a complete listing of all the codes, please see the International Code Council Online Library for the 2015 IBC and the State Reference List of SC Amendments (see below for links).
 

 NOTICE OF INTENTION TO ADOPT BUILDING CODES

Notice is hereby given that the South Carolina Building Codes Council intends to adopt the following building codes for use in the state of South Carolina effective July 1, 2016. Mandatory codes include the:

  • 2015 Edition of the International Building Code with SC Modifications
  • 2015 Edition of the International Residential Code with SC Modifications
  • 2015 Edition of the International Fire Code with SC Modifications
  • 2015 Edition of the International Plumbing Code;
  • 2015 Edition of the International Mechanical Code;
  • 2015 Edition of the International Fuel Gas Code with SC Modifications 
  • 2015 Edition of the International Existing Buildings Code
  • 2014 Edition of the National Electrical Code.
***Please note: The 2009 International Energy Code will remain in effect.***

Applications received prior to July 1st 2016 will be reviewed and permitted under the existing codes, all applications received after July 1st 2016 are subject to the new code changes.