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District of Columbia Construction Codes

District of Columbia Construction Codes

Complimentary access to electronic copies of 7 of the 2013 District of Columbia Construction Codes, which integrate the 2012 ICC Codes and the corresponding DC Construction Code Supplement, is provided below.  The integrated codes should not be relied upon for amendments adopted after March 2014, and the 2013 DC Construction Codes Supplement (12 DCMR)  constitutes the official legal document.

2012 ICC Codes and 2011 National Electrical Code

To review the 2012 ICC Codes and the 2011 NFPA 70 (National Electrical Code) that were adopted by DC on March 28, 2014 (without local DC amendments), refer to the ICC public websites and NFPA website.  Links to the 2012 ICC Codes and the 2011 NEC are also provided below. Local DC amendments are set forth in the 2013 Construction Codes Supplement.

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