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Georgia – Notice of Intent to Adopt New Mandatory State Codes & Amendments

June 18, 2019

Intent to adopt new mandatory State Codes and Georgia Amendments, Effective January 1, 2020. The State Codes Advisory Committee (SCAC) met on February 21, 2019, and June 13, 2019. The SCAC recommended that the Department of Community Affairs (DCA) Board adopt the 2018 International Mechanical Code (IMC) with Georgia Amendments, the 2018 International Plumbing Code (IPC) with Georgia Amendments, the 2018 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code (ISPSC) with Georgia Amendments, the 2018 International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC) with Georgia Amendments and the International Fire Code (IFC) with no Amendments. The proposed Georgia Amendments are available for review on the Georgia Department of Community Affairs web page: https://www.dca.ga.gov/node/5876.

The proposed new mandatory State Codes and proposed Georgia Amendments will be presented to the Department of Community Affairs Board at 10:30 A.M. on Wednesday, August 14, 2019. If approved, they will become effective on January 1, 2020.

If you have questions regarding the referenced documents, please contact the Construction Codes Program at 404-679-3118 or codes@dca.ga.gov.