2012 International Residential Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings®
This comprehensive code compiles all building, plumbing, mechanical, fuel gas and electrical requirements for one- and two-family dwellings in one convenient code. The regulations cover dwellings and townhouses up to three stories.
ICC has also prepared Earthquake Spectral Response Acceleration Maps in conjunction with the U.S. Geological Survey, Building Seismic Safety Council, Federal Emergency Management Agency, and E.V. Leyendecker, A.D. Frankel, and K.S. Rukstales of the U.S. Geological Survey that will assist you with the Building and Residential Codes.
Now in its fifth edition, the IRC contains many important changes including: