Codes

The Code Enforcement Office is based on the use of the Maine Uniform Building and Energy Code (MUBEC). The following are the Codes utilized by our office:

  • International Building Code, 2009 edition
  • International Existing Building Code, 2009 edition
  • International Residential Code, 2009 edition
  • International Energy Conservation Code, 2009 edition
  • ASTM E 1465 06 Standard Practice for Radon Control Options for the Design and Construction of New Low-Rise Residential Buildings, published by the ASTM International
  • ASHRAE Standard 62.1 – 2007 Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality, published by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-conditioning Engineers, Inc.
  • ASHRAE Standard 62.2 – 2007 Ventilation and Acceptable Indoor Air Quality in Low-Rise Residential Buildings, published by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-conditioning Engineers, Inc.
  • ASHRAE Standard 90.1 – 2007 Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, published by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-conditioning Engineers, Inc

For more information, please refer to the State’s FAQ Sheet on MUBEC.