State Building Official: 
Joseph Cassidy, P.E. 
Acting State Building Inspector 
Division of Construction Services 
Office of the State Building Inspector

450 Columbus Boulevard, Suite 1303
Hartford, CT 06103 


Current Codes and Edition Adopted:
2021 International Building Code (IBC)
2021 International Existing Building Code (IEBC)
2021 International Mechanical Code (IMC)
2021 International Plumbing Code (IPC)
2021 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC)
2021 International Residential Code (IRC)
2020 National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 70, National Electric Code
2020 NFPA 70 National Electrical Code (NEC)
2017 ICC A117.1 Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities
2021 International Fire Code (IFC)
Applicability (statewide, local, limited): STATEWIDE

Pursuant to the requirements of Connecticut General Statues § 29-252, the State Building Inspector and the Codes and Standards Committee are responsible for adoption of a State Building Code based on a nationally recognized model building code. 

 Please review the information found here for code adoption and effective dates:—Effective-10-01-18.pdf 

Tall Mass Timber Adoption

The tall mass timber provisions went into effect in 2022.

Amendments Disadvantaging Wood Construction:

No apparent amendments.

Next Update Cycle:

The State Building Inspector, State Fire Marshal and the Codes and Standards Committee announce intent to adopt the 2021 State Building and Fire Safety Codes based on the 2021 editions of the International Code Council (ICC) and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) documents.  Technical review of these codes will be conducted by the Committee’s Code Adoption Subcommittee (CAS) along with DAS staff.  This review is currently underway as of February, 2022 to adopt the 2021 I-Codes, including the Tall Mass Timber provisions by October, 2022. 


Page last updated: January 2022