Maine Building Codes

Building Codes References

Beginning July 1, 2012, the Maine Uniform Building and Energy Code must be enforced in municipalities that have more than 2,000 residents and that have not adopted any building code by August 1, 2008. Communities smaller than 2,000 residents are exempt.
Code TypeCode ModelAmendment Contact
Building/Dwelling CodeIBC 2009 Maine Uniform Building and Energy Code"MUBEC"Online
Structural CodeIBC 2009 Maine Uniform Building and Energy Code"MUBEC"Online
Plumbing CodeMaine State International Plumbing Code (UPC 2007)Online through IAPMO.
Electrical CodeNEC 2007 Electrical standards adopted pursuant to Title 32, section 1153-AOnline for download.
Fire/Life Safety CodeNFPA 2007 Fire safety codes and standards adopted pursuant to Title 25, sections 2452 and 2465;No amendments
Accessibility CodeADAAGNo amendments
Energy Code2009 IECC Maine Uniform Building and Energy Code"MUBEC"Online
Elevator CodeASHE A.17.1, 2000 Addenda A17.1.a, 2002No amendments
Gas CodeNFPA 54, 2009 (Code of Maine Rules)Propane and natural gas equipment standards adopted pursuant to Title 32, section 18123, subsection 2Online for download
Boiler CodeASME BPC, Section 1-11(2007) Boiler and pressure vessel standards adopted pursuant to Title 32, section 15104-AOnline
Power piping, B31.1, 1998, 1999 adds., NBIC, 1998, 1999

Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ)

Authorities Having Jurisdiction are those government officials who are the final authority on questions in a particular area (or jurisdiction).
Jurisdictional AreaContact
PlumbingDana C. Tuttle
Senior Inspector, Plumbers' Examining Board
Phone: (207) 624-8639
ElectricalRobert Bean (acting)
Senior Inspector, Electricians' Examining Board
Phone: (207) 624-8640
AccessibilitySteven Dodge
Supervisor, Engineering Section, Dept. of Public S
Phone: (207) 624-8744
Fax: (207) 624-8767
Fire MarshalJohn C. Dean
State Fire Marshal
Phone: (207) 626-3870
Fax: (207) 287-6251
Boiler InspectorJohn Burpee
Board of Boiler Rules
Phone: (207) 624-8605
Elevator InspectorJohn Burpee
Board of Elevator & Tramway Safety
Phone: (207) 624-8605
Building codes are also available for these other Maine municipalities: