New NYS Uniform Code and Energy Code to Go Into Effect on May 12, 2020

Beginning on May 12, 2020, regulated parties submitting building permit applications must comply with the 2020 NYS Code Books.

The amended and updated version of the Uniform Code incorporates by reference the following publications:

(collectively, the NYS Code Books)

For additional information about the changes to the NYS codes you can go to the Department of State, Division of Building Standards & Codes webpage at