UCC Review and Advisory Council
The Uniform Construction Code Review and Advisory Council was established by Act 106 of 2008. Appointed by the governer, the 19-member council is drawn from various construction industry trades and professions and local government. The council is charged with making recommendations to the governor, the General Assembly and the Department of Labor & Industry regarding proposed changes to Act 45, the Pennsylvania Construction Code Act, and reviewing the latest triennial code revisions issued by the International Code Council contained in the International Codes enforceable under the Uniform Construction Code. The council is required to submit a report to the secretary of Labor & Industry within 12 months following publication of the latest triennial codes specifying each code revision that is to be adopted as part of the Uniform Construction Code.
The council is required to review the applicable triennial code revisions to the following International Codes adopted as the Uniform Construction Code:
International Building Code (IBC)
International Energy Conservation Code (IECC)
International Existing Building Code (IEBC)
International Fire Code (IFC)
International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC)
International Mechanical Code (IMC)
ICC Performance Code for Buildings and Facilities (ICCPC)
International Plumbing Code (IPC)
International Residential Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings (IRC)
International Wildland-Urban Interface Code (IWUIC)
Meetings and Agenda Topics:
The Council has established the following future meeting dates
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Labor & Industry Building
651 Boas Street
Harrisburg, PA 17121
The general public (individual citizens, trade and other associations, etc.) may request the Council address a particular subject or issue related to the PA Uniform Construction Code that is within the purview of the Council by contacting the Council at the addresses listed below or by attending a scheduled meeting of the Council.
Contact the Council
Bureau of Occupational & Industrial Safety
PA Department of Labor & Industry
651 Boas Street, Room 1613
Harrisburg, PA 17121
Any e-mail sent to the address listed above must relate to Council business.
All other UCC questions and issues should be directed to the Department by calling 717-787-3806 and selecting option 1. For information and to request public records relating to the Council, click here.
UCC Review and Advisory Council Members
Term runs through June 30, 2013
UCC Residential Building Inspector: R. Clem Malot
Licensed Electrical Engineer: Mark Henry
UCC Building Inspector/UCC Plans Examiner: Brian Wruble
Licensed Architect (Commercial Design/Construction): Karen L. Welsh, Vice-Chairperson
Licensed Mechanical Engineer (HVAC Systems): George W. Settle, Jr.
Residential general contractor: Frank C. Thompson, Chairman
Township Elected Official: Michael J. Dennehy, Jr.
UCC Fire Inspector: Merle Musick
Term runs through June 30, 2014
Modular Housing: Ray Cudwadie
Architect: Christian H. McQuail
Mechanical Engineer: John E. Kampmeyer
Manufactured Housing: Craig Glotfelty
Structural Engineer: Rich Roberts
Building Code Official: Edward Fegley
Contractor: David Rush
Residential Contractor: Nathan Schaffer
1st Class City Official: Bobby Henon
3rd Class City Elected Official: Karin Cabell
Borough Elected Official: Monica Glowinski