Building Codes

The Connecticut State Building Code is comprised of the following documents. These codes have been in effect since December 31, 2005.

  • 2005 Connecticut Supplement & 2009 Amendments
  • 2003 International Building Code
  • 2003 International Residential Code
  • 2003  International Existing Building Code
  • 2009 International Energy Conservation Code
  • 2003 International Plumbing Code
  • 2003 International Mechanical Code
  • 2005 National Electric Code, NFPA 70
  • ICC/ANSI  A117.1 – 2003

Other important codes and reference documents specific to the Town of Waterford include but are not limited to the following:

  • Wood Frame Construction Manual  2001 Edition (for construction in wind zones 110 mph and greater)
  • CT General Statutes Chapters 541
  • 1996 BOCA National Property Maintenance Code
  • Town of Waterford Rental Housing Code