State Plumbing Codes Useful For Plumbing License Exams

To pass the plumbing exam in your state, you need to know what plumbing code your state has adopted.  The plumbing codes adopted vary by state - see our list below.  For state by state complete plumbing license exam information, visit our State Plumbing License Exam Guides.

  • Alabama uses the International Plumbing Code (IPC) established by the International Code Council.
  • Alaska uses the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC) established by the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials.
  • Arizona has adopted the International Plumbing Code (IPC) developed by the International Code Council.
  • Arkansas uses the International Plumbing Code (IPC) established by the International Code Council.
  • The California Plumbing Code is based on the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC) developed by the international Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials.
  • Colorado uses the International Plumbing Code (IPC) established by the International Code Council.
  • Connecticut uses the International Plumbing Code (IPC) established by the International Code Council.
  • Delaware uses the International Plumbing Code (IPC) established by the International Code Council.
  • Florida has adopted the International Plumbing Code (IPC) developed by the International Code Council.
  • Georgia has adopted the International Plumbing Code (IPC) developed by the International Code Council.
  • Hawaii uses the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC).
  • Idaho uses the International Plumbing Code (IPC) established by the International Code Council.
  • Illinois uses The International Plumbing Code (IPC) developed by the International Code Council as adopted by the local municipalities.
  • Indiana uses the Indiana Plumbing Code and adopted the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC) developed by the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials.
  • Iowa local governments use the International Plumbing Code (IPC) established by the International Code Council.
  • Kansas has adopted the International Plumbing Code (IPC) established by the International Code Council.
  • Kentucky uses the Kentucky State Plumbing Code using as minimum standards the basic principles of the National Plumbing Code Coordinating Committee.
  • Louisiana uses the Louisiana State Plumbing Code.
  • Maine has adopted the Maine Internal Plumbing Code.
  • Maryland has adopted the International Plumbing Code (IPC) developed by the International Code Council and local municipalities may use different editions.
  • Massachusetts uses the Uniform State Plumbing Code, 248 CMR 10.00.
  • Michigan has adopted the International Plumbing Code (IPC) developed by the International Code Council.
  • Minnesota uses the Minnesota Plumbing Code.
  • Mississippi uses the International Plumbing Code (IPC) established by the International Code Council.
  • Missouri has adopted the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC) developed by the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials.
  • Montana uses the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC) established by the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials.
  • Nebraska's local municipalities have adopted the International Plumbing Code established by the International Code Council.
  • Nevada's local municipalities have adopted the International Plumbing Code (IPC) established by the International Code Council.
  • New Hampshire uses the International Plumbing Code (IPC) established by the International Code Council.
  • New Jersey uses the National Standard Plumbing Code (NSPC).
  • New Mexico uses the New Mexico Plumbing Code based on the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC) published by the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials.
  • New York has adopted the International Plumbing Code (IPC) developed by the International Code Council.
  • North Carolina has adopted the International Plumbing Code (IPC) developed by the International Code Council.
  • North Dakota's local municipalities have adopted the International Plumbing Code (IPC) established by the International Code Council.
  • Ohio has adopted the International Plumbing Code (IPC) developed by the International Code Council.
  • Oklahoma uses the International Plumbing Code (IPC) established by the International Code Council.
  • Oregon uses the Oregon Specialty Plumbing Code based on the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC) of the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials.
  • Pennsylvania has adopted the International Plumbing Code (IPC) developed by the International Code Council.
  • Rhode Island uses the International Plumbing Code (IPC) established by the International Code Council.
  • South Carolina has adopted the International Plumbing Code (IPC) developed by the International Code Council.
  • South Dakota uses the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC) of the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials.
  • Tennessee uses the International Plumbing Code (IPC) established by the International Code Council as adopted by local municipalities.
  • Texas has adopted the International Plumbing Code (IPC) developed by the International Code Council.
  • Utah has adopted the International Plumbing Code (IPC) established by the International Code Council.
  • Vermont uses the International Plumbing Code (IPC) established by the International Code Council.
  • Virginia has adopted the International Plumbing Code (IPC) developed by the International Code Council.
  • Washington uses the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC) of the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials.
  • West Virginia has adopted the International Plumbing Code (IPC) developed by the International Code Council.
  • Wisconsin uses Wisconsin Statues, Comm 81-87, Plumbing Code.
  • Wyoming's local municipalities have adopted the International Plumbing Code (IPC) developed by the International Code Council.