PHRC Webinars

Quick Guide to UCC Amendments

9/10/2013 1:00-2:00 PM


Bryan Heitzmann


Link to Webinar:


This webinar will give an overview of the contents of the new PHRC document titled "A Quick Guide to the Residential Provisions of Pennsylvania's Uniform Construction Code." This guide focuses on the residential provisions of the Uniform Construction Code, which defines residential structures as one- and two-family dwellings and townhouses that are three stories or less in height above grade, and accessory structures to these types of buildings. It contains a brief summary of the UCC, as well as, a series of maps indicating which Pennsylvania municipalities are on record or have self-reported amendments to the UCC.

Learning Objectives

  • An overview of the residential provisions UCC
  • Types of UCC Amendments
  • Differences between Opt-in & Opt-out municipalities
  • Projects that do/don't require permits
  • How to use the maps/tables within the Guide


Free to attend; $20 for continuing education credits

Credit Hours


Tags: Pennsylvania Policies and Legislation



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