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Updated IBC Codes in effect January 1, 2020

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Code Updates
December 13, 2019

Updated State Minimum Standard Codes are effective January 1, 2020. The 2018 Codes and GA amendments include: IBC, IRC, IMC, IPC, IFGC, and ISPSC. Georgia adopted the 2015 IECC with GA amendments.

From the Georgia Department of Community Affairs, Office of Construction Codes and Industrialized Buildings: 

Listed below are the code editions in effect as of January 1, 2020:

  • International Building Code 2018 Edition
  • International Residential Code 2018 Edition
  • International Plumbing Code 2018 Edition
  • International Mechanical Code 2018 Edition
  • International Fuel Gas Code 2018 Edition
  • International Energy Conservation Code 2015 Edition
  • International Fire Code 2018 Edition
  • National Electrical Code 2017 Edition
  • International Swimming Pool and Spa Code 2018 Edition
     
  • International Property Maintenance Code 2012 Edition
  • International Existing Building Code 2012 Edition
  • National Green Building Standard 2008 Edition
  • Disaster Resilient Building Code IBC Appendix 2020 Edition
  • Disaster Resilient Building Code IRC Appendix 2020 Edition

 

View the Georgia Amendments listed above.

Download the 2020 GDCA Information Sheet.