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South Carolina Building Codes Council

2018 Adoption is Proceeding Smoothly

The Study Committee has completed the modification hearing process and will be presenting its recommendations to the full Council at the regular meeting August 22, 2018 at the State Fire Academy in the Denny Auditorium. The 2018 Study Committee final results may be viewed at 2018 Study Committee Recommendations and 2015 Modifications to Continue.

The final decision by the Council will then be submitted to the State Legislature at the 2019 session for approval as state regulations. The target implementation date is January 1, 2020.

The modification requests for the 2018 editions of the International Code Series and the 2017 National Electrical Code have been received and now may be viewed at 2018 Modification Requests.

Change to the Provisional Building Official Registration Effective 5-26-2017

The regulation providing for a Provisional Building Official Registration has been changed effective May 26, 2017. Regulation 8-120 now reads as follows:

Building Official one (1) certification, which is a prerequisite for classification as a certified building official, shall be completed within sixty (60) days of the issuance of the provisional registration. A second prerequisite for certification for the classification as a certified building official shall be completed within twelve (12) months of the issuance of the provisional registration. Any remaining prerequisite(s) for certification(s) for the classification as a certified building official shall be completed within twenty four (24) months of the issuance of the provisional registration.

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