2023 Building Code Updates

Lumpkin County Planning Dept. would like to announce enforcements of new building codes that have been issued by the DCA (Dept. of Community Affairs).  This is the list of the recent amendments that

have gone into effect January 1, 2023:

The link below has pertained to:

Georgia State Supplements and Amendments to International Energy 

Conservation Code (2015 Edition) Effective Jan. 1, 2022

Chapter 4:  Residential Energy Efficiency 

https://www.dca.ga.gov/sites/default/files/2022_iecc_amendments_0.pdf

This link below has pertained to:

Georgia State Amendments to the International Plumbing Code (2018 Edition) Effective Jan. 1 2022

Chapter 5:  Water heaters

https://www.dca.ga.gov/sites/default/files/2022_ipc_amendments.pdf

This link below has pertained to:

Georgia State Supplements and Amendments to International Energy 

Conservation Code (2015 Edition) Effective Jan. 1, 2023

Chapter 4 Residential Energy Efficiency

 https://www.dca.ga.gov/sites/default/files/iecc_2023_amendments.pdf

This link below has pertained to:

Georgia State Amendments to the International Plumbing Code (2018 Edition) Effective Jan. 1 2023

Chapter 4:   Fixtures, Faucets and Fixture Fittings

https://www.dca.ga.gov/sites/default/files/ipc_2023_amendments_0.pdf

This link below pertained to:

NEC 2020 Electrical Code:   Article 230.67-Surge Protection for Dwellings

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yU5q8r5cPyQ

If you have any other questions or concerns regarding the above information.  Please contact the

Lumpkin County Planning Dept. or Local Building Code Enforcement to help with you needs.