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Massachusetts Building Codes

Building Codes References

Massachusetts building codes are mandatory for all buildings statewide. Local jurisdictions may amend the codes only with state approval.
Code TypeCode ModelAmendment Contact
Building/Dwelling CodeMA State Building Code, 8th EditionState House Bookstore,
(617) 727-2834
online
Structural CodeMA State Building Code, 8th EditionState House Bookstore,
(617) 727-2834
online
Plumbing CodeMA State Plumbing CodeState House Bookstore,
(617) 727-2834
online
Mechanical CodeMA State Mechanical CodeState House Bookstore,
(617) 727-2834
online
Electrical CodeMA Electrical CodeState House Bookstore,
(617) 727-2834
online
Fire/Life Safety CodeMA Fire Prevention Regulations, 527 CMR 21State House Bookstore,
(617) 727-2834
online
Accessibility CodeArchitectural Access Regulations, CMR 521State House Bookstore,
(617) 727-2834
online
Energy CodeASHRAE 90.1 [Mass. State Building Code, Article 13 (780 CMR)]State House Bookstore,
(617) 727-2834
online
Elevator CodeANSI A17.1[MA Regulations article 35/524 CMR]State House Bookstore,
(617) 727-2834
online

Other Building Codes

Building codes are also available for these other Massachusetts municipalities: