Article R-1.0 Pursuant to the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code Act, adoption of the "2015 International Residential Code" with state amendments, and local amendments which legally existed prior to the Act or were approved pursuant to Section 503 of the Act.
§ R-1.1 The "2015 International Residential Code" as published by the International Code Council is hereby adopted as the Philadelphia Residential Code, with amendments as set forth in § R-1.2.
Editor's note: The 2015 International Residential Code can be found at:
§ R-1.2 The "2015 International Residential Code", copies of which are on file with the Department of Licenses and Inspections, is incorporated as if fully set forth herein, subject to the following local and state amendments. 367
   § R-1.2.1 The numbers of all state and local amendments shall be preceded with the prefix "R-".
   § R-1.2.2 Throughout the code, references to "International" codes or "ICC" codes shall be deemed to refer to the "Philadelphia" codes of the same name.



   Added, Bill No. 030782 (approved December 31, 2003); repealed and replaced, Bill No. 180174 (approved June 6, 2018). Section 2 of Bill No. 180174 provides: "The provisions of Section 1 shall be effective October 1, 2018, and upon taking effect replace and supersede the "Regulations Pursuant to the Philadelphia Residential Code" related to R-101.2 of the Department of Licenses and Inspections. Additional amendments to this Subcode, developed by the UCC Review and Advisory Council, will be established by Regulation of the PA Department of Labor and Industry prior to October 1, 2018. Pursuant to the UCC, such amendments shall become part of this code as if adopted herein."
   Section R-1.2.3 deleted, Bill No. 180953 (approved January 3, 2019).