Code Interpretations

Current Building Codes in Effect Are As Follows:

  • Building - Commercial: 2021 International Building Code (ICC)
  • Building - Residential: 2021 International Residential Code (ICC)
  • Electrical: 2020 National Electrical Code (NEC)
  • Energy: 2021 International Energy Conservation Code (ICC)
  • Fire: 2021 International Fire Code (ICC)
  • Fuel Gas Code: 2021 International Fuel Gas Code (ICC)
  • Mechanical: 2021 International Mechanical Code (ICC)
  • Plumbing: 2021 International Plumbing Code (ICC)
  • Accessibility: ICC A-117.1-2017 Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities (ANSI)

NOTE: All above Codes are with the approved South Carolina modifications.

Code Books are available at International Code Council, (ICC) Office located at the Merovan Center, 1200 Woodruff Road, Suite H-22, Greenville, South Carolina, 29607; by telephone request at (888) 422-7233, Ext.7401; or online at