Where To Find the Latest Building Codes

The ICC has posted electronic copies of the 2012 building codes on their website here. The residential code and the energy code went in to effect March 1, 2012.

Code Books Available

All NC Building Code book sales transactions (other than walk-in customers) will be made through the International Code Council at this link. Please call the ICC Store 1-800-786-4452 if you have questions. Walk-in customers only may make your purchase in person to 322 Chapanoke Road, Raleigh, NC .

Please call NC Code Sales at 919-661-5880 x240 if you have questions.

NCHBA Staff Contact

Robert Privott provides consultative services to NCHBA members on building codes, inspections and material defect issues and represents the interests of NCHBA members before the Building Code Council, the Code Officials Qualification Board, and in the N.C. General Assembly. If you are a member of NCHBA and have any building code related questions, concerns or suggestions, do not hesitate to contact Mr. Privott at 1-800-662-7129 or by e-mail at rprivott@nchba.org. Robert is YOUR advocate and technical resource at NCHBA on building codes, construction materials and technology, and worker safety issues.

Here are some useful links in regards to Building Codes

North Carolina State Building Codes Council

N.C. Building Inspectors Association

Water Restrictions Video

For more information on Building Codes visit our state association, NCHBA, at www.nchba.org