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Newport, Rhode Island Building Codes

Building Codes References

• Rhode Island has adopted a statewide building code based on the 2006 edition of the International Building Code.
Code TypeCode ModelAmendment Contact
Building/Dwelling CodeIBC 2006 (Rhode Island State Building Code)Building Codes Standards Committee,
(401) 222-3032
Online
Structural CodeIBC 2006 (Rhode Island State Building Code)Building Codes Standards Committee,
(401) 222-3032
Online
Plumbing CodeIPC 2006 (Rhode Island State Building Code)Building Codes Standards Committee,
(401) 222-3032
Online
Mechanical CodeIMC 2006 (Rhode Island State Building Code)Building Codes Standards Committee,
(401) 222-3032
Online
Electrical CodeNEC 2005 (Rhode Island State Building Code)Building Codes Standards Committee,
(401) 222-3032
Online
Accessibility CodeADAAG (Rhode Island State Building Code), UFAS, ANSI A117-1Building Codes Standards Committee,
(401) 222-3032
Online
Energy CodeIEC 2006 (Rhode Island State Building Code)Building Codes Standards Committee,
(401) 222-3032
Online

Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ)

Authorities Having Jurisdiction are those government officials who are the final authority on questions in a particular area (or jurisdiction).
Jurisdictional AreaContact
StructuralWilliam A. Hanley II
Building Official
Phone: (401) 845-5463
Fax: (401) 846-1121
PlumbingVincent Walsh
Plumbing & Mechanical Inspector
Phone: (401) 846-9600
Fax: (401) 845-5462
MechanicalVincent Walsh
Plumbing & Mechanical Inspector
Phone: (401) 846-9600
Fax: (401) 845-5462
ElectricalRichard Newman
Electrical Inspector
Phone: (401) 845-5460
Fax: (401) 846-1121
AccessibilityWilliam A. Hanley II
Building Official
Phone: (401) 845-5463
Fax: (401) 846-1121
Historic PreservationPaige Bronk
Director, Planning Zoning & Development
Phone: (401) 845-5450
Fax: (401) 846-1121
EnvironmentalRhode Island Department of Environmental Protectio
Phone: (800) 265-6500
Fire MarshalMichael Leber
Fire Marshal
Phone: (401) 846-9600
CivilGreg Strakaluse
Supervisor, Public Works
Phone: (401) 846-9600
Fax: (401) 846-1121
ZoningGuy Weston
Director, Planning Zoning & Development
Phone: (401) 845-5452
Fax: (401) 846-1121
PlanningPaige Bronk
Director, Planning Zoning & Development
Phone: (401) 845-5450
Fax: (401) 846-1121
City AttorneyJoseph Nicholson
City Solicitor
Phone: (401) 846-9600
Public WorksRoy Anderson
Director
Phone: (401) 846-9600
Fax: (401) 846-1121
Parks/RecreationSusan Cooper
Director, Parks & Recreation
Phone: (401) 846-9600

Other Building Codes

Building codes are also available for these other Rhode Island municipalities: