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Codes & Standards Committee
Chairperson:  Carlton Smith
Department of Administrative Services
Office of the State Building Inspector
450 Columbus Boulevard, Suite 1303
Hartford, CT 06103
Phone: 860-713-5900
Fax: 860-920-3088
*Please be advised that general questions about the State Building Code should not be directed to this email address.  This email address is intended for correspondence related to the Committee's activities related to appeals and code development.  General questions about the application of the State Building Code should be directed to your local building official or the Office of the State Building Inspector.
Hours of Operation: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm (EST) Monday through Friday
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
Adoption of 2018 State Building and Fire Safety Codes

Adoption process for the 2018 State Building and Fire Safety Codes

The State Building Inspector, State Fire Marshal and the Codes and Standards Committee announced on December 29, 2016 intent to adopt the 2018 State Building and Fire Safety Codes based on the 2015 editions of the International Code Council (ICC) and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) documents.  Technical review of these codes is being conducted by the Committee’s Codes Amendment Subcommittee (CAS) along with DAS staff.  This review began January 2017 and is planned to be completed July 2017.  Details regarding the process and schedule can be found on our Code Adoption WebpageAnyone interested in receiving informational and update emails may request to be included on our email list by sending a request to DAS.CodesStandards@ct.gov


Appeals for Decisions
 Appeals for Decisions - Procedure


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