Maine has adopted these national model codes and standards with amendments.  The amendments are listed in Rule Chapters 1-6 below.

  • Chapter 1 - Administration (Docx)
  • Chapter 2 -Third Party Inspectors (Word DOC)
  • Chapter 3 - IBC International Building Code (Word DOC)
  • Chapter 4 - IEBC International Existing Building Code (Word DOC)
  • Chapter 5 - IRC International Residential Building Code  (Word DOC)
  • Chapter 6 - IECC International Energy Conservation Code (docx)
  • Chapter 7 - IMC International Mechanical Code (pending rulemaking)

Routine Technical Rules Proposed

Chapter 3

Fact Sheet for Chapter 3

Chapter 7 (new rule)

Fact Sheet for Chapter 7 (new rule)

Routine Technical Rules Adopted

Chapter 1

Chapter 1 Fact Sheet

Chapter 6

Chapter 6 Fact Sheet

Comments and Responses to Rules 1 and 6

Emergency Rules (Effective through November 4, 2021)

Emergency Rule Chapter 3

Fact Sheet for Emergency Rule Chapter 3