Board News

  • The Building Codes Council has proposed changes to the SC Code of Regulations, Chapter 8, to correct scrivener’s errors in the modifications to the South Carolina Building Codes. Interested parties can view the proposed changes on the State House website by clicking on the following link and typing in 4937 (Building Code), 4938 (Fire Code), 4939 (Fuel Gas Code), 4942 (Electrical Code), 4941 (Residential Code), and 4940 (Mechanical) at Both the Senate LCI Committee and the House Regulations and Administrative Procedures Committee will consider the proposed regulations during the 2020 legislative session which begins Tuesday, January 14, 2020. Be sure to check the State House website calendar each Friday afternoon after 3:00 p.m. for the committees’ meeting schedules.

  • The 2018 South Carolina Codes have been adopted by the Building Codes Council, and the modifications to the Codes have been approved by the General Assembly. You can view the modifications here. The Codes with their modifications are effective as of January 1, 2020.