Building Code and Adoption Announcements


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

NOTICE OF PROPOSED FINAL FEMA FLOOD MAPS UPDATE-CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO
 
 
CURRENT 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. Mandatory codes include the:

  1. 2018 Edition of the International Building Code with SC Modifications*
  2. 2018 Edition of the International Residential Code with SC Modifications*
  3. 2018 Edition of the International Fire Code with SC Modifications*
  4. 2018 Edition of the International Plumbing Code*
  5. 2018 Edition of the International Mechanical Code*
  6. 2018 Edition of the International Fuel Gas Code with SC Modifications*
  7. 2017 Edition of the National Electrical Code*

*The International edition with South Carolina modifications

Permissive codes include the:

2018 Edition of the International Maintenance Code

2018 Edition of the Swimming Pool and Spa Code

2018 Edition of the International Existing Building Code

2018 Edition of the International Performance Code for Buildings and Facilities

For more information on the adoption of Building Codes please contact:

Roger Lowe, Administrator

South Carolina Building Codes Council

PO Box 11329

Columbia, SC 29211-1329