National Codes Enforced
*NEW* - Effective September 15, 2019, the State of New Hampshire Building Code will follow the 2015 set of the iCodes, as mandatory minimum codes - therefore these new editions supersede the locally adopted earlier editions.
On October 31, 2019 there is a Public Meeting on the drafted amendments to Chapter 12 and 15 of the building codes and Chapter 5 of the fire code. For more information, click here.
The City of Portsmouth have adopted the following construction codes (click here to purchase). The City of Portsmouth amendments are available on this page in PDF format or at the Inspections department.
Copies of the Portsmouth Amendments are available at the Building Inspection Department, 3rd floor, Portsmouth City Hall.