Rhode Island Building Codes

Codes

Adoption Info

INCORPORATED UPDATES

2022

510-RICR-00-00-1
RISBC-1 Rhode Island Building Code
effective February 1, 2022
Original document
510-RICR-00-00-2
RISBC-2 Rhode Island State One & Two-family Dwelling Code
effective February 1, 2022
Original document
510-RICR-00-00-3
Rhode Island Plumbing Code
effective February 1, 2022
Original document
510-RICR-00-00-5
RISBC-5 Rhode Island Electrical Code
effective February 1, 2022
Original document
510-RICR-00-00-4
RISBC-4 Rhode Island Mechanical Code
effective February 1, 2022
Original document
RI Fire Code (450-RICR-00-00-7)
effective January 4, 2022
Original document
RI Life Safety Code (450-RICR-00-00-8)
effective January 4, 2022
Original document

2021

RI Fire Code (450-RICR-00-00-7)
effective July 1, 2021
Original document
RI Life Safety Code (450-RICR-00-00-8)
effective July 1, 2021
Original document
RI Fire Alarm Code (450-RICR-00-00-10)
effective July 1, 2021
Original document

2019

RISBC-1 Rhode Island Building Code
effective August 1, 2019
Original document
Rhode Island Fire Safety Code
effective February 25, 2019
Original document
Rhode Island Fire Alarm Code
effective February 25, 2019
Original document
Rhode Island Electrical Code
effective August 1, 2019
Original document
NOTICE
Any conflict between the provisions of the Rhode Island Life Safety Code and the 2013 edition of NFPA 72, as adopted by the Rhode Island Fire Alarm Code, shall be resolved in favor of the most stringent requirement as determined by the State Fire Marshal subject to appeal to the Fire Safety Code Board of Appeal & Review.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Rhode Island Building Codes

The building codes of Rhode Island adopt the the International Building Code 2018 (IBC 2018), International Residential Code 2018 (IRC 2018), International Plumbing Code 2018 (IPC 2018), International Mechanical Code 2018 (IMC 2018), International Fuel Gas Code 2018 (IFGC 2018), International Energy Conservation Code 2018 (IECC 2018), International Property Maintenance Code 2018 (IPMC 2018), International Swimming Pool and Spa Code 2018 (ISPSC 2018), Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities, 2009, Fire Code, 2018, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, 2016, National Electrical Code, 2020, National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code, 2019, Life Safety Code, 2018, and the Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete 2014.

Rhode Island building codes, including the fire and residential codes

Rhode Island Agencies

State Building Code Commission
Website: http://www.ribcc.ri.gov
Address: 560 Jefferson Boulevard, 2nd Floor, Suite 200, Warwick, RI 02886
Phone: 401-889-5550

Rhode Island Office of the State Fire Marshal
Website: https://fire-marshal.ri.gov/
Address: 560 Jefferson Boulevard, Warwick, RI 02886
Phone: 401-889-5555
Fax: 401-889-5533