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Cranberry Township currently enforces the 2015 International Residential Building Code, the 2015 International Building Code, and the Pennsylvania’s Uniform Construction Code, along with Chapter 11 Accessibility provisions of the 2012 International Building Code & ANSI A117.1-2009. These code requirements apply to the construction of new buildings and alterations or additions to existing buildings, as well as to demolition. These codes are widely used throughout the United States to safeguard public health, safety and welfare.
Residential deck construction must comply with the 2015 International Residential Code. The American Wood Council Prescriptive Residential Wood Deck Construction Guide available online.
Effective October 1, 2018 - Cranberry Township has adopted the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code and will adhere to the 2015 International Codes, as well as the referenced standard ICC ANSI A117.1.2009 Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities.