Rules amending and updating the Uniform Code and Energy Code EFFECTIVE May 12, 2020

Notices of Adoption

Rules amending and updating the Uniform Code and Energy Code

EFFECTIVE May 12, 2020

Uniform Code

The rule adopted by the Code Council on December 6, 2019 repeals the current version of the Uniform Code and adopts an amended and updated version of the Uniform Code.  The amended and updated version of the Uniform Code incorporates by reference the following publications:

  • 2020 Residential Code of New York State (publication date: November 2019)
  • 2020 Building Code of New York State (publication date: November 2019)
  • 2020 Plumbing Code of New York State (publication date: November 2019)
  • 2020 Mechanical Code of New York State (publication date: November 2019)
  • 2020 Fuel Gas Code of New York State (publication date: November 2019)
  • 2020 Fire Code of New York State (publication date: November 2019)
  • 2020 Property Maintenance Code of New York State (publication date: November 2019)
  • 2020 Existing Building Code of New York State (publication date: November 2019)

 (collectively, the NYS Code Books)

Certain provisions of the 2020 Residential Code of New York State and 2020 Building Code of New York State are also amended as set forth in the rule adopted amending 19 NYCRR Parts 1220 and 1221.

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