Vermont Building Code, Permit and Licensing Information
Updated: Jan. 25, 2023
What Are The Current Adopted Vermont Building Codes?
- 2020 Vermont Residential Building Energy Standards
- 2020 Vermont Commercial Building Energy Standards
- 2018 International Existing Building Code (IEBC)
- 2015 International Building Code (IBC)
- 2012 International Residential Code (IRC)
- 2015 Vermont Fire & Building Safety Code
- 2018 Vermont Plumbing Rules
- 2017 National Electric Code (NEC) – Effective October 1, 2017, with a few state-specific amendments.
- State Energy Code 2018 IECC and 90.1-2016
- National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 101 Life Safety Code 2015
Applicability (statewide, local, limited): STATEWIDE
Since 1972, Vermont has adopted and enforced national standards for commercial construction safety. These codes are adopted by regulation and enforced through the Vermont State Fire Marshal’s Office.
|State Licensing||Licensure is required for asbestos, plumbing, and electrical trades. Corporations must register with the Secretary of State.|
|State Licensing Division||https://www.labor.vermont.gov/|
|State Fire Marshall||https://firesafety.vermont.gov/|
|State Environmental Permit||https://dec.vermont.gov/permits|
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