What building code does Philadelphia use?
In most cases, the City of Philadelphia follows the 2018 International Code Council’s (ICC) family of codes with local exceptions. For residential construction, the City follows the 2015 International Residential Code.
What building code does Pennsylvania use?
the Uniform Construction Code (UCC)
These pages provide information regarding Pennsylvania’s statewide building code, generally known as the Uniform Construction Code (UCC).
How do I contact L&I Philadelphia?
For code or permit-related questions, submit an online request to the Department of Licenses and Inspections (L&I) or call 311 or (215) 686-8686 if outside Philadelphia.
What is short for Philadelphia?
Phila. is the most formal abbreviation, Philly is more of a slang abbreviation, and PHL is an airport abbreviation.
What is rm1 zoning in Philadelphia?
RM-1 districts are primarily intended to accommodate moderate-to-high density, multi-unit residential buildings in areas where such development already exists or where it is desired in the future. Single-family dwellings do not require zoning approval.
What plumbing code does PA use?
Plumbing Code 2015 of Pennsylvania based on the International Plumbing Code 2015 (IPC 2015)
Do I need a building permit for a shed in Pennsylvania?
Do I Need a Building Permit? For example; the PA UCC exempts fully-detached residential accessory buildings (garage or shed) less than 1000 square feet from needing a permit, but many jurisdictions have amended this provision to reduce the exemption to two-hundred (200) square feet.
How do I report to LNI?
How to report
- Call 1-800-423-7233.
- Fill out a DOSH Complaint Form and: Submit the form to our secure file upload. You can also use this link to send us photos, videos, documents, and all other supporting information along with your form. or. Mail or Fax it to your local L&I office.
What is an L&I inspection?
In general, either L&I or the city issuing the permit has the responsibility of inspecting the installation. L&I performs inspections statewide for both new and altered electrical systems in all types of installations (Chapter 19.28 RCW). See the list of cities that do their own electrical inspections.