PHRC Webinars

PA UCC Residential Code Update: Part 1

9/14/2021 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET

Instructor: Brian Wolfgang (Associate Director, PHRC)


Link to Webinar:


In accordance with the requirements of Act 45 of 1999 as amended, the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code (UCC) Review and Advisory Council (RAC) completed the review of the 2018 I-Codes on April 29, 2021. The code provisions that were adopted during this process will take effect in the first quarter of 2022 with the official effective date to be confirmed. This session will review implications of transitioning to 2018 ICC base codes, discuss PA legislative and RAC amendments, and dive into some highlights of the new code provisions for residential construction.

Learning Objectives

  1. Review the overall PA Uniform Construction Code update process and timeline for implementation in 2022.
  2. Discuss the implications of transitioning to the 2018 ICC base codes, including the International Residential Code and International Energy Conservation Code for residential construction.
  3. Examine the legislative and RAC amendments to the published 2018 ICC codes that will impact residential construction in Pennsylvania.
  4. Evaluate the top highlights of the new code provisions that will have a substantial impact on project design, performance, and budget for residential construction.


Free to attend; $20 for continuing education credit in live webinar

Credit Hours

Live Webinar: 1.0 PA L&I Contact Hour, 1.0 PA PDH, 1.0 AIA LU|HSW, 1.0 ICC Contact Hour (0.1 CEU), 1.0 NARI hour/CEU

Tags: Pennsylvania Policies and Legislation



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