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Pennsylvania: Codes, Standards & Regulations

All new industrialized homes entering the first stage of production on or after April 1, 2019, must be constructed in accordance with the applicable 2015 codes including the 2014 National Electric Code.

The State of Pennsylvania announced it will adopt the listed 2015 Codes as identified by the PA Department of Labor.   

*  The 2015 International Building Code

*  The 2015 International Residential Code with the 2014 National Electric Code

*  The 2015 International Energy Conservation Code
(includes APSP energy efficiency standards for pools, spas & hot tubs)

*  The 2015 International Fire Code (without amendment)

*  The 2015 International Fuel Gas Code

*  The 2015 International Mechanical Code

*  The 2015 International Plumbing Code

Important Links

 

Public Codes

Construction starting before April 1, 2019

 

Construction Code

2008 National Electrical Code

Energy Code

Order Referenced ANSI/APSP Standards

Operating Requirements
 

Pesticide Applicator License

ADA Requirements - YES

 

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Construction Starting on or after April 1, 2019

Construction Code

2014 NEC Code

 

2015 International Energy Code (including APSP energy efficency standards)

 

Order Referenced ANSI/APSP Standards

Operating Requirements

Pesticide Applicator License

ADA Requirements - YES

Residential Codes

Construction prior to April 1,2019

PA Uniform Construction Code 2009 International Residential (IRC) Code  

2008 National Electrical Code

Order Referenced ANSI/APSP Standards

  • 3 - 1999 Permanent Residential Spas 
  • 4 - 1999 Aboveground Pools 
  • 5 - 2003 Residential Pools 
  • 6 - 1999 Portable Spas 
  • 7 - 2006 Suction Entrapment Avoidance 

 

Construction on or after April 1,2019

PA Uniform Construction Code 2015 International Residential (IRC) Code 

2014 National Electrical Code

Order Referenced ANSI/APSP Standards

  • 2015 International Pool & Spa Code

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