Building Code Information

Information about the Connecticut State Building Code

Department of Public Safety

  Office of State Building Inspector


The Office of the State Building Inspector announces adoption of the 2005 State Building Code with an effective date of December 31, 2005.

Copies of the documents that comprise the 2005 State Building Code may be obtained from the following sources: 


State Building Code: 2005 Connecticut Supplement: Available by download from the CT gov website 

 2003 International Building Code*

2003 International Residential Code* (re-adopted with changes)

2003 International Existing Building Code

2003 International Mechanical Code

2003 International Plumbing Code

2003 International Energy Conservation Code (re-adopted with changes)

ICC/ANSI A117.1-2003  Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities

 *The International Code Council has agreed to publish Connecticut Specific Editions of the 2003 International Building and Residential Codes that incorporate the language of the Connecticut Supplement into the base document. This eliminates the need for concurrent use of the Connecticut Supplement for these two codes.


Available From:         International Code Council, Inc.
                             4051 West Flossmoor Road
                             Country Club Hills, IL 60478-5795
                             Telephone:    (888) 422-7233



2005 National Electrical Code (NFPA-70)

Available From:        National Fire Protection Association      

                            Batterymarch Park

                            Quincy, MA 02269

                            Telephone:    (800) 344-3555



The following organizations also sell code books to members and non-members:


Connecticut Building Officials Association, Inc.   American Institute of Architects,

c/o William A. Fuhrman                                      Connecticut Chapter

P O Box 176, 174 Lakes Road                          c/o Kay Lighthill

Bethlehem, CT 06751                                    370 James Street, Suite 402

Telephone: (203) 266-7935                            New Haven, CT 06513

Email:  cbrf@snet.net                                    Telephone:  (203) 865-2195

http://www.cboa.govoffice.com/                               http://www.aiact.org/



Rev. 8/29/08

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