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Sarah E. Keifer, AICP  - Director

555 Bay Road, Dover, DE 19901

(302) 744-2451 / 2452 / Fax: (302) 736-2123

Email:  Inspections@co.kent.de.us 

 

Office Hours: 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.  Mon. - Fri.

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Kent County Adopted Codes

State of Delaware Mandated Codes

International Plumbing Code 2012 - with Amendments - Adopted 06/11/2012

International Energy Conservation Code 2012 - Adopted 05/01/2014 -          Effective 05/11/2014 - Enforceable 11/11/2014

Link to the legislation.

 

Residential Changes in Delaware from the 2009 to the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code Pamphlet

 

National Electric Code 2011 - Adopted 12/11/2013

State of Delaware Manufactured Housing Installation Licensing - Adopted 07/16/2007

Senate Bill 79, 2500 In-building Communication Systems Regulation, Effective date 06/01/2011, (Communication systems for buildings 25,000 sqft and over).

 

Link to Current Kent County, Delaware Adopted Codes

International Building Code/2012 and International Residential Code/2012 with Kent County Supplement - Adopted: 03/25/2014 - Effective Date: 10/01/2014

All other 2012 I-Codes are adopted by reference.

 

 

Links to Past Code Supplements

International Building Code 2006 with Kent County Supplement - Adopted: 8/26/2008

     Effective: 10/01/2008

International Building Code 2000 with Kent County Supplement - Adopted: 05/13/2003

     Effective: 06/16/2003

International Residential Code 2000 with Kent County Supplement - Adopted: 02/02/2004

     Effective: 03/08/2004

International One & Two-Family Dwelling Code 1998 with Kent County Supplement,

     Adopted: 03/27/2001 - Effective Date 05/01/2001

Kent County Supplement to the CABO One and Two Family Delling Code / 1995

     Adopted October 28, 1997 - Effective October 28, 1997

Ammendment to CABO / 1995 Adopted May 26, 1998 - Effective May 26, 1998

Kent County Supplement to the BOCA National Building Code/1993

     Adopted February 14, 1995 - Effective February 14, 1995

Ammendment to BOCA / 1993 Adopted May 26, 1998 - Effective May 26, 1998

CABO 1992 with the Kent County Supplement and BOCA 1990 Adopted May 10, 1994

     Effective June 7, 1994

BOCA/1990 including the CABO/1990 One and Two-Family Dwelling Code with the Kent County Supplement - Adopted December 17, 1991 - Effective January 15, 1992

Kent County Building Code Supplement to the BOCA Basic Building Code / 1987

     Adopted December 12, 1989 - Effective January 31, 1990

 

 

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