Building Codes

The Town of Falmouth enforces the Maine Uniform Building and Energy Code (MUBEC) as adopted under state statute.

MUBEC is made up of the following codes and standards:

•    2015 International Residential Code (IRC)
•    2015 International Building Code (IBC)
•    2015 International Existing Building Code (IEBC)
•    2009 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC)

For more information, visit the Bureau of Building Codes & Standards website.

The Town of Falmouth also enforces the following additional codes and rules:

•    Maine Internal Plumbing Rules
•    The Maine Subsurface Wastewater Disposal Rules
•    NFPA 211 - Standard for Chimneys, Fireplaces, Vents, and Solid Fuel
•    NFPA 31 - Standard for Oil Burning Equipment
•    NFPA 101 - Life Safety Code
•    NFPA 70 - National Electrical Code