Construction Codes & Registered Contractors


Construction Codes in Effect

Updated - September 15, 2015

  • 2015 INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE, NJ EDITION
  • 2015 INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL CODE, NJ EDITION
  • 2015 INTERNATIONAL MECHANICAL CODE
  • 2015 INTERNATIONAL ENERGY CONSERVATION CODE (RESIDENTIAL)
  • 2013 ENERGY CODE- ASHRAE STANDARD 90.1 (COMMERCIAL)
  • 2014 NATIONAL ELECTRIC CODE- NFPA 70
  • 2015 NATIONAL STANDARD PLUMBING CODE
  • 2015 INTERNATIONAL FUEL GAS CODE
  • NJAC 5:23-6 REHABILITATION CODE
  • NJAC 5:23-7 BARRIER FREE CODE / ANSI A117.1-2009

Registered Contractors

  • All home improvment contractors must be registered with the state of New Jersey and provide a copy of the license optained when applying for permits.
  • For information contact the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs at 1-888-656-6225.