State Building Code
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Apply for boiler, elevator, and escalator inspections and certifications
In addition to the State Building Code, the Office of the State Building Inspector (OSBI) is responsible for the regulation of: elevators, escalators, etc. and boilers and hot water heaters.
Building and Fire Code Adoption Process
The State Building Inspector, State Fire Marshal and the Codes and Standards Committee announced on December 29, 2016 intent to adopt the 2018 State Building and Fire Safety Codes based on the 2015 editions of the International Code Council (ICC) and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) documents.
Pursuant to the requirements of Connecticut General Statutes § 29-252, the State Building Inspector and the Codes and Standards Committee (CAS) are responsible for adoption of a State Building Code based on a nationally recognized model building code.
Connecticut State Building Code
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.
Office of the State Building Inspector
The Office of the State Building Inspector establishes and administers the: Connecticut State Building Code, Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators, and Safety Code for Boilers and Hot Water Heaters.