Code Interpretations

Current Building Codes in Effect Are As Follows:

  • Building - Commercial: 2015 International Building Code (ICC)
  • Building - Residential: 2015 International Residential Code for One and Two Family Dwellings (ICC)
  • Electrical: 2014 National Electrical Code NFPA 70 (NEC)
  • Energy: 2009 International Energy Conservation Code (ICC) w/ASHRAE/IES 90.1 - 2007
  • Fire: 2015 International Fire Code (ICC)
  • Fuel Gas Code: 2015 International Fuel Gas Code (ICC)
  • Mechanical: 2015 International Mechanical Code (ICC)
  • Plumbing: 2015 International Plumbing Code (ICC)
  • Accessibility: SC Barrier Free Building Design Standard ANSI - A117.1-2009 (ICC-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