New Electric Code Adopted in Massachusetts

As of January 1, 2020, a new Massachusetts Electrical Code has been adopted. The newest edition of the code is based on the 2020 Edition of NFPA 70, National Electrical Code, which includes modifications promulgated by the Board of Fire Prevention Regulations (BFPR).

Projects that have not successfully submitted an electrical permit application prior to January 1, 2020 are subject to the provisions of the new electrical code.

Do you have questions on how this affects your design? If so, contact us to learn more about the implications of the code change!

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