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Iowa Law

Iowa Administrative Code (IAC) - Board Rules

Current State Mechanical & Plumbing Code

The board has adopted the 2015 versions of the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC) and International Mechanical Code (IMC) with state specific amendments.  Below are the official versions of the new code, which become effective on June 1, 2016.

State Mechanical Code    

State Plumbing Code    

Pending Rule Changes

The board is considering proposed changes to 641 IAC Chapters 23 & 29 to clarify license renewal and reinstatement requirements, license reactivation requirements, applicant responsibilities, procedures for review of applications, and grounds for denial of an application.  The proposed changes will be published as a Notice of Intended Action sometime later this year.  Check back soon for an official version of the notice and information on submitting written comments.

Draft License Committee Rule Changes  

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