Section 10 of the Construction Codes Approval and Amendments Act of 1986 (Act), effective March 21, 1987 (D.C. Law 6-216; D.C. Official Code § 6-1409 (2018 Repl.)) and Mayor’s Order 2009-22, dated February 25, 2009.
The District of Columbia Residential Code (2017), referred to as the “Residential Code,” consists of the 2015 edition of the International Residential Code (International Residential Code), published by the International Code Council (ICC), as amended by the Residential Code Supplement of 2017 (12-B DCMR). The International Residential Code is copyrighted by the ICC and therefore is not republished here. However, a copy of the text may be obtained at https://codes.iccsafe.org/public/document/IRC2015.