It is our philosophy that enforcement of the Codes begins with a proper Permit Application. To that end, it is our policy to work with applicants to provide complete and quality information so that Permits can be issued in a timely manner and that required field corrections as a result of failed inspections are kept to a minimum.
The 9th Edition of the Building Code is comprised of two main documents:
2015 International Building Code (with Massachusetts amendments), and
2015 International Residential Code (with Massachusetts amendments)
Other important codes that are part of the above-reference codes are:
2015 International Existing Building Code (with Massachusetts amendments) 2018 International Energy Conservation Code (with Massachusetts amendments)
It is important to note that Provincetown is now a Green Community and as such, requires permit applicants to conform to the Stretch Energy Code.
Other referenced codes include, but are not limited to: