Mass. Building Code Updates

Building Code updates


See Massachusetts State Building Code updates from the Board of Building Regulations and Standards.

The ninth edition building code was filed with the Secretary of State and will become first effective on October 20, 2017.  With a shortened concurrency period, the new code will come into full force and effect on January 1, 2018.  The new, ninth edition code is based on modified versions of the following 2015 codes as published by the International Code Council (ICC).