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Regulation ID: OK33360

 

Issue: Uniform Building Code Commission Final Rule adopting the 2015 IRC with amendments

 

Affects: Those who build pools & spas

 

Send comments to: Jennifer Hatfield, jhatfield@apsp.org

 

Rule Summary: The Commission adopted amendments to the 2015 International Residential Code, which included removing Section 326 that referenced the International Swimming Pool & Spa Code and replacing it with specific requirements for solely barrier and entrapment avoidance protection.  Further, Appendix G from the 2009 IRC that included reference to APSP standards for swimming pools, spas and hot tubs was replicated as a new Appendix X under the 2015 Code, the appendix is voluntary.

 

Status: The rule went into effect November 1, 2016.

 

Final rule: http:­//www­.oar.­state­.ok.u­s/reg­ister­/Volu­me-33­_Issu­e-24.­htm#a­24261­45­