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State law requires all plans and documents supporting a building permit to comply with the South Carolina version of the following codes and ordinances:

    2015 International Residential Code (IRC) 
    2015 International Building Code (IBC) 
    2015 International Mechanical Code (IMC) 
    2015 International Plumbing Code (IPC) 
    2015 International Fire Code (IFC) 
    2014 National Electric Code (NEC) 
    2015 International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC) 
    2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) 
    2015 International Existing Building Code; (IEBC) 
    2015 International Performance Code for Buildings and Facilities 
    2015 International Property Maintenance Code 
    2015 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code 
    Oconee County Code of Ordinances

Note: The Administrative Procedures of Chapter 1 of the International Codes is enforced with the following amendments:
Section 105.2 of the International Building Code, “Work exempt from permit”, under “Building”, is amended to add Section 105.2.14, “Signs not over 75 square feet”;
Section 105.2.1 of the International Residential Code, “Work exempt from permit”, under “Building”, is amended to read, “One story detached accessory structures, provided the floor area does not exceed 400 square feet.”

Additionally, the provisions of the South Carolina Licensing Law are strictly adhered to regarding the following professions: 
    Residential Building Contractors 
    General Contractors 
    Manufactured Housing Contractors 

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