UCC Codes 

The UCC Administration and Enforcement regulation has adopted the following codes for use throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, effective 10/1/2018.

International Building Code 2015 (code for all buuldings and structures not regulated by the International Residential Code:

Chapter 1 is not adopted (most of its requirements are incorporated in Chapter 403 of the UCC regulation)

Chapter 27 (Electrical) requires that all electrical components, equipment and systems in buildings and structures covered by the IBC comply with the requirements of NFPA 70-2014, National Electric Code.

International Energy Conservation Code 2015

International Existing Building Code 2015

International Fire Code 2015 

Adopted only to the extent referenced in Chapter 35 of the International Building Code 2015.

International Fuel Gas Code 2015

Any LPG requirements are superseded by the requirements of Pennsylvania’s Propane and Liquefied Petroleum Gas Act (and regulations)

International Mechanical Code 2015

International Performance Code for Buildings and Facilities 2009 (provides alternative compliance approach)

International Plumbing Code 2015

International Residential Code 2015 (code for one- and two-family dwellings no more than 3 stories in height)

International Wildland-Urban Interface Code 2015 (supplementary requirements that may be used to mitigate fire- and life-safety hazards in unique wildland areas)

Important Note:

Many of these codes have various code sections amended by the UCC Review and Advisory Council (RAC). This information was published on September 28, 2018 in the Pennsylvania Bulletin and became effective on October 1, 2018. Access to these changes is provided by the link below. This information will also be posted on our website in the near future.


Further information on the UCC and International Building Codes can be obtained at the websites below.




Habitability Guidelines Relocated Manufactured Homes_2016

Installation Guide Relocated Manufactured Homes 2017

DCA6 2015-Deck Guide



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