Connecticut State Building Code

Overview

The State Building Code (SBC) applies to most buildings and some other structures, being newly constructed new, being altered or added to, or undergoing a change of use.

In conjunction with the Codes and Standards Committee, the Office of the State Building Inspector (OSBI) establishes the building, electrical, mechanical, plumbing and energy code requirements of the SBC, necessary to promote the health and safety of the people of Connecticut.
OSBI also:

 
The Code Adoption Process

The code adoption is an open and rigorous process, and is performed in conjunction with the Codes & Standards Committee and many other stakeholders. The latest information is available on our Code Adoption page.