Section 101 – Scope and General Requirements

101.1 Title. This code shall be known as the International
Energy Conservation Code of [NAME OF JURISDICTION], and
shall be cited as such. It is referred to herein as “this code.”
101.2 Scope. This code applies to residential and commercial
101.3 Intent. This code shall regulate the design and construction
of buildings for the effective use of energy. This code is
intended to provide flexibility to permit the use of innovative

Section 102 – Alternate Materials-Method of Construction, Design or Insulating Systems

102.1 General. This code is not intended to prevent the use of any material, method of construction, design or insulating system not specifically prescribed herein, provided that such construction, design or insulating system has been approvedby the code official as meeting the intent of this code. 102.1.1 Above code programs. The code official or other … Continue reading

Section 103 – Construction Documents

103.1 General. Construction documents and other supporting data shall be submitted in one or more sets with each application for a permit. The construction documents shall be prepared by a registered design professional where required by the statutes of the jurisdiction in which the project is to be constructed. Where special conditions exist, the code … Continue reading

Section 104 – Inspections

104.1 General. Construction or work for which a permit is required shall be subject to inspection by the code official. 104.2 Required approvals. Work shall not be done beyond the point indicated in each successive inspection without first obtaining the approval of the code official. The code official, upon notification, shall make the requested inspections … Continue reading

Section 105 – Validity

105.1 General. If a portion of this code is held to be illegal or void, such a decision shall not affect the validity of the remainder of this code.

Section 106 – Referenced Standards

106.1 General. The codes and standards referenced in this code shall be those listed in Chapter 6, and such codes and stan- dards shall be considered as part of the requirements of this I code to the prescribed extent of each such reference.

Section 107 – Fees

107.1 Fees. A permit shall not be issued until the fees prescribed in Section 107.2 have been paid, nor shall an amendment to a permit be released until the additional fee, if any, has been paid.

Section 108 – Stop Work Order

108.1 Authority. Whenever the code official finds any work regulated by this code being performed in a manner either contrary to the provisions of this code or dangerous or unsafe, the code official is authorized to issue a stop work order. 108.2 Issuance. The stop work order shall be in writing and

Section 109 – Board of Appeals

109.1 General. In order to hear and decide appeals of orders, decisions or determinations made by the code official relative to the application and interpretation of this code, there shall be and is hereby created a board of appeals. The code officialshall be an ex officio member of said board but shall have no vote … Continue reading

Section 201 – Definitions

201.1 Scope. Unless stated otherwise, the following words and terms in this code shall have the meanings indicated in this chapter. 201.2 Interchangeability. Words used in the present tense include the future; words in the masculine gender include the