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2012 NC/ICC 2009 – Hearings/Written Public Comments

The Base Documents for the 2012 NC Codes are the 2009 International Codes. The 2012 NC Ad-Hoc Committee Meeting Minutes are replacements to the Sections printed in the Base Documents. The 2009 International Codes are available at for purchase. A printed copy is available for review only at the following location

NC Department of Insurance, 116 West Jones Street, Raleigh, NC 27603 919-647-0019

The public hearing for the 2012 NC Building, Energy Conservation, Fire, Fuel Gas, Mechanical, Plumbing and Residential Codes was held on June 15, 2010. The written public comment period expired on July 16, 2010. The anticipated adoption date is September 14, 2010. The proposed effective date is September 1, 2011. The following written public comments have been received.

2012 NC Fire Code (March 9, 2010, Item B-7)
2012 NC Building Code (March 9, 2010, Item B-6)
2012 NC Residential Code (March 9, 2010, Item B-11)
2012 NC Plumbing Code (March 9, 2010, Item B-10)
2012 NC Mechanical Code (March 9, 2010, Item B-9)
2012 NC Energy Conservation Code (March 9, 2010, Item B-12)
Townhouse Sprinkler Amendment (March 9, 2010, Item B-11A)