Department of Labor & Industry
Bureau of Industrial Safety
1723 Labor & Industry Building
651 Boas Street
Harrisburg, PA 17121
The state adopts by law the IBC and all codes referenced by the IBC except for Property Maintenance. Local jurisdictions can amend the state code to be more restrictive, but these ordinances can be appealed to the Secretary of Labor & Industry, who then holds a hearing and determines whether the local amendment will be allowed. The codes are updated following the issuance of new editions of the ICC codes every three years. The Review & Advisory Council (RAC) reviews the changes from the previous edition, takes input from interested parties and recommends whether any change should not be included in the updated codes adopted by the state. The updated codes are then adopted through the regulatory process.
Please review the information found here for code adoption:
No apparent amendments.
As part of the triennial code review and adoption process, the RAC will evaluate all sections that change from the 2018 code to the 2021 code as published by the ICC (those sections with black bars in the margin in the 2021 ICC codes).
Page last updated: January 2022