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Building & Plumbing Codes

Horsham Township has adopted the following Codes:
  • 2015 ICC Building Code (International Code Council)*
  • 2015 ICC Residential Code*
  • 2015 ICC Plumbing Code
  • 2015 ICC Energy Conservation Code*
  • 2015 ICC Mechanical Code*
  • 2015 ICC Fuel Gas Code
  • 2015 ICC Fire Code*
  • 2015 ICC Existing Building Code*
  • 2014 National Electric Code (NFPA 70)
  • 2015 ICC Property Maintenance Code

Accessibility Codes and Standards

  • 2015 International Building Code
    • Chapter 11 - Accessibility
    • Appendix E - Supplemental Accessibility Requirements
  • 2009 ANSI/ICC A117.1: Accessibility and Usable Building and Facilities


NOTE: Horsham Township is an opt-in community for enforcement of State Act # 45, The Uniform Construction Code.

The State adopted the above noted Act in 1999 and it became effective in Horsham Township on July 1, 2003. The time delay between the Legislature adopting the Act and the Governor signing the Act was due to the Department of Labor & Industry needing the time to develop the "nuts and bolts" of Enforcement and Certification requirements for inspectors of this Act on a State wide basis.