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Building Codes - New Jersey

Building Codes Subject Guide

The NJ Department of Community Affairs (DCA), Division of Codes and Standards, has the authority to establish building codes for the state of New Jersey.  Most communities have a municipal construction office that will enforce the state codes.

The current list of all construction code currently adopted by the state is available through the Division’s website, http://www.state.nj.us/dca/divisions/codes/codreg.  Many of the codes are available to view online from the Division’s site for free, but they cannot be printed or downloaded.

The Library maintains most of the New Jersey codes in print form available to use and photocopy within the library.  The following is a list of the more popular codes.   The Vogelson branch in Voorhees also keeps many prior editions of the code books for research.   Please contact the library if you have any questions about our code collection.

These codes can also be found in the New Jersey Administrative Code, available at the Vogelson branch.

Books:

International Building Code, New Jersey edition
https://catalog.camdencountylibrary.org/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?bibl...

International Residential Code, New Jersey edition
 https://catalog.camdencountylibrary.org/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?bibl...

National Standard Plumbing Code Illustrated
 https://catalog.camdencountylibrary.org/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?bibl...

National Electrical Code
https://catalog.camdencountylibrary.org/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?bibl...

International Fuel Gas Code
https://catalog.camdencountylibrary.org/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?bibl...

International Mechanical Code
https://catalog.camdencountylibrary.org/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?bibl...

International Energy Conservation Code
https://catalog.camdencountylibrary.org/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?bibl...

International Property Maintenance Code
https://catalog.camdencountylibrary.org/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?bibl...

New Jersey Uniform Construction Code
https://catalog.camdencountylibrary.org/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?bibl...

BOCA National Building Code
 https://catalog.camdencountylibrary.org/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?bibl...

Additional information:

NJ Department of Community Affairs
Division of Codes and Standards
101 South Broad St.
P.O. Box 800
Trenton, NJ  08625-0800
609-292-7899
http://www.state.nj.us/dca/divisions/codes

International Code Council
(Association that develops codes and standards.  Code publications are available for purchase.)
500 New Jersey Avenue, NW, 6th Floor, Washington, DC 20001
1-888-ICC-SAFE (422-7233)
http://www.iccsafe.org

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