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Georgia recommends to adopt 2020 and 2018 Codes

February 4, 2020

Please find the following notification as received from NEMA. The Georgia State Codes Advisory Committee (SCAC) has unanimously voted to recommend the adoption of the following codes with an effective date of January 1, 2021:

  • 2020 National Electrical Code with no state amendments (Mandatory Code)
  • 2018 International Existing Building Code (IEBC) with five state amendments (Permissive Code)
  • 2018 International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC) with five state amendments (Permissive Code)

The SCAC will present these code adoption recommendations to the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) Board on November 18, 2020.

If approved by DCA, the code update will be applicable to Industrialized Buildings.

See official code alert from NEMA here.