Pennsylvania Permit, Building Code and Licensing Information

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Phone: 717-787-3806

Pennsylvania Permit, Building Code and Licensing Information

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State Licensing Specialty contractor licensing may be required but general contractor licensing is not required by the State of Pennsylvania. Local jurisdictions may also require licensing.
State Building Code The State of Pennsylvania has adopted the 2009 international building Code (2009 IBC), the 2009 International Residence Code (2009 IRC), the 2009 International Fire Code (2009 IFC), the 2009 International Mechanical Code (2009 IMC), the 2009International Plumbing Code (2009 IPC), the 2009 International Fuel Gas Code (2009 IFGC), the 2009 Intenational Energy Conservation Code (2009 IECC), the 2009 International Existing Building Code (2009 IEBC), the 2009 International Code Council Performance Code (2009 ICCPC), the 2009 International Urban-Widlife Interface Code (2009 IUWIC).
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