Additionally, the Department will enforce of the following codes on their respective effective date listed.
International Energy Conservation Code 2012 – now being enforced
International Mechanical Code, 2015 edition – August 1, 2015
International Fuel Gas Code, 2015 edition – August 1, 2015
International Plumbing Code, 2015 edition – August 1, 2015
All projects submitted on or after June 1, 2015 will be reviewed using the new regulations. To receive additional extension between June 1, 2015 and August 31, 2015, the contractor or design professional must request the extension in writing and demonstrate the hardship for transitioning to the 2015 codes.
The NCC amendments for the building code are available for download on the County’s website. See http://www.nccde.org/229/County-Laws-Code for the administrative and adopted code amendment sections. Code books are available for purchase through various vendors, including the International Code Council’s website at www.iccsafe.org. New Castle County also has code books available for purchase.Property Maintenance Code