New York

State Building Official 
John Addario, PE 
Director, Building Standards and Codes 
NYS Department of State
One Commerce Plaza

99 State Street, Suite 1160 
Albany, NY 12231

Adopted I-Codes:
2020 Building Code of New York State
2020 Residential Code of New York State
2020 Energy Conservation Construction Code of New York State
Applicability (statewide, local, limited): STATEWIDE

The State Fire Prevention and Building Code Council (Code Council) is the statutory body charged with making any changes to the Uniform Code or Energy Code. The Code Council is chaired by the Secretary of State (or delegate) and is comprised of seventeen members representing all affected construction constituencies as well as local and state governmental6 representatives. The Department of State is responsible for the oversight of the code enforcement community. The 2014 New York City Codes are based on the 2009 International Codes and include the following: Building, Plumbing, Mechanical, Fuel Gas and Fire codes. “Update Pages” are available annually to update the codes and keep them current.  

Please review the information found here for code adoption information: 


Page last updated: December 2023