Building Standards and Codes

NYS Uniform Code and Energy Code Update


On May 12, 2020, the State Fire Prevention and Building Code Council completed major updates to the Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code (Uniform Code) and State Energy Conservation Construction Code (Energy Code). 

2020 Residential Code of New York State
2020 Fuel Gas Code of New York State
2020 Plumbing Code of New York State
2020 Mechanical Code of New York State
2020 Fire Code of New York State
2020 Energy Conservation Construction Code of New York State
2020 Property Maintenance Code of New York State
2020 Building Code of New York State
2020 Existing Building Code of New York State
 

Adopted Date - December 6, 2019
Effective Date

 

- May 12, 2020


Uniform Code Transition Period

 

- No transition period 


Energy Code Effective Date

On May 12, 2020 the newly adopted Energy Code as described above will become formally effective. There is no transition period for the Energy Code.