Building Code Adoption

The South Carolina Building Codes Council adopted the 2021 South Carolina Building Codes at their meeting on October 6, 2021. The Council approved an effective date of January 1, 2023. A complete modification index can be found here. Information about the 2018 South Carolina Building Codes, in effect through December 31, 2022, can be found below.

Building Codes in Effect for South Carolina

2021 South Carolina Building Codes

2021 South Carolina Building Codes: Effective Date January 1, 2023

2021 Code Modification Index - Approved by Council on October 6, 2021.

2021 Code Modifications - Published in South Carolina State Register on May 27, 2022

2021 Emergency Code Modification

2021 South Carolina Codes - ICC Pre-order

The following modifications have been authorized by the Building Codes Council for application only in the stated jurisdiction(s) and may be placed in effect after adoption by local ordinance.

Greenville County:

2021 International Residential Code – Appendix AF, Sections AF101.1 through AF103.12