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The mission of the Oklahoma Uniform Building Code Commission is to establish minimum statewide codes affecting or relating to the built environment for the protection of life and property, to be utilized throughout the state, assuring public health, safety, and welfare.
OUBCC Technical Committees
2020 NEC Committee and 2015 IRC Ice and Water Barrier, Roofing Evaluation Committee
The OUBCC has voted to create two new technical committees. The first will review the 2020 National Electrical Code and the other will review the Ice and Water Barrier Roofing issue in the 2015 International Residential Code. Below are volunteer applications for each committee if you wish to volunteer.
Applications will be accepted through January 31, 2020
The OUBCC Electrical Technical Committee (ETC) and the Building Existing Building and Fire (BEBF) Technical Committees made presentations to the OUBCC at the July 16, 2019 regular meeting to consider proposed emergency rule modifications to the adoption of the 2014 National Electrical Code® (NEC®) and the adoption of the 2015 editions of the International Building Code (IBC®) and the International Fire Code (IFC®). These proposed emergency rule changes are related to medical marijuana and the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana and Patient Protection Act, 63 O.S. § 420 to 429, and related rules of the State Department of Health. Click on the presentation titles below to review the proposed changes.
The public comment period (schedueld for November 4 - December 6, 2019) and public hearing (scheduled for December 17, 2019) have been cancelled. The OUBCC is in the process of moving the agency's office. Due to unexpected construction delays at the new office the OUBCC cannot not hold the meeting where it was advertised in the Oklahoma Register.
A new public comment period and public hearing have been scheduled. The public comment period will begin on Friday, January 3, 2020 through Friday, January 17, 2020. A public hearing has been scheduled for Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at the Construction Industries Board/OUBCC conference room at 2401 NW 23rd St., Suite 2F, Oklahoma City, OK 73107.
Please feel free to review the proposed emergency rules. Any comments received either before the rescheduled public comment period or during it will be forwarded to all the Commissioners and will be considered at the rescheduled public hearing.
Please note, no changes to the rules other than the comment period and hearing have been changed since originally announced.
For any questions, contact Kathy.Hehnly@oubcc.ok.gov.
Please contact OUBCC staff if there are any questions.
Code Adoption In Process
The OUBCC has reviewed 2018 Editions of the International Building Code® (IBC®), International Existing Building Code® (IEBC®), International Fire Code® (IFC®), International Fuel Gas Code® (IFGC®), International Mechanical Code® (IMC®) and International Plumbing Code® (IPC®), as well as the 2017 National Electrical Code® (NEC®) for possible adoption.
Draft Rules have been written and posted on our "Proposed Rules" page. A public comment period is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 through Friday, March 6, 2020 and a public hearing will be held on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at 1:30 p.m.
Public comments may be submitted utilizing the form below or may be submitted in any other format.
OUBCC Code Adoption
All codes currently adopted by the OUBCC may be seen on the "Adopted Building Codes" tab.
All previous adopted code versions can be found on the "Commission History" page.
The OUBCC is located at 2401 NW 23rd St., Suite 2F, Oklahoma City, OK 73107.
Phone: 405-521-6501 / Fax: 405-521-6504
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