What is the 2027 UPC?
The UPC established minimum requirements and standards for the protection of the
public health, safety and welfare. 101.2 Scope. The provisions of this code
shall apply to the erection, installation, alteration, repair, relocation, replacement, addition to, use, or maintenance
of plumbing systems within this jurisdiction.
What does the UPC address?
Includes all potable water, building supply, and distribution pipes; all plumbing
fixtures and traps; all drainage and vent pipes; and all building drains, and building sewers, including their respective
joints and connections, devices, receptors, and appurtenances within the property lines of the premises and shall include
potable water piping, potable water treating or using equipment, medical gas and medical vacuum systems, liquid and fuel
gas piping, and water heaters and vents for same. Table of Contents
SUBMIT ONLINE 2027 UPC/UMC PROPOSAL - DEADLINE JANUARY 2, 2024
SUBMIT ONLINE 2027 UPC/UMC COMMENTS - DEADLINE JANUARY 4, 2025
Archived Revision Information
UPC 2027 EDITION: ARCHIVED REVISION INFORMATION
View archived proposals, comments and other records, related to the development of this edition.
Tentative Interim Amendments
UPC 2027 EDITION: TENTATIVE INTERIM AMENDMENTS
Tentative Interim Amendments (TIAs) are proposals to add or delete text immediately from the Code. To accomplish this, any interested party must submit a proposal indicating the proposed change along with their substantiation divided into two parts; the first part indicating the technical merits of the proposed change followed by a statement as to the emergency nature of the proposal.
Below are links to instructions on how to properly submit a TIA, past and present TIA’s for public comment, and TIAs that have gone through the TC balloting process and have been acted upon by the Standards Council.
Standards Council Decisions