New NYS Residential Building Code Changes in Effect / by peter podlas

New York State recently adopted the implementation of the 2015 International Code for building practices, taking effect on April 6, 2016. 

A 180 day transition period was established to allow construction industry professionals to changeover from the 2010 building code to the 2015 International Code.  During this transition period, builders, architects and engineers will have the option to use either the NYS 2010 Residential Code or the new 2015 IRC.  This transition period will end on October 3, 2016. Thereafter, all residential building projects must comply with the new standards.

We will keep you posted on these code changes and how they could impact your next building project.  Stay tuned.