13 NCAC 13 .0103             INCORPORATED - STANDARDS

(a)  The following standards are incorporated by reference, including subsequent amendments and editions of the standards:

(1)           The ANSI/NB-23 National Board Inspection Code (NBIC) Parts 2 and 3.  Copies of the ANSI/NB-23 National Board Inspection Code Parts 2 and 3 are available for inspection at the offices of the Bureau and may also be obtained from the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors, via U.S. Mail at 1055 Crupper Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43299, via telephone at (614) 888-8320, or via the internet at www.nationalboard.org.  The cost is one hundred and fifty dollars ($150.00) per NBIC hard copy edition (complete set); sixty-five dollars ($65.00) for one part only; and one hundred and thirty dollars ($130.00) for two parts only, plus shipping and handling.

(2)           The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code.  Copies of the complete set of the ASME Code are available for inspection at the offices of the Bureau and may also be obtained from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, via U.S. Mail at P.O. Box 2300, Fairfield, New Jersey 07007-2300, via telephone at (800) 843-2763, via facsimile at (973) 882-1170, via email at infocentral@asme.org, or via the internet at www.asme.org.  The cost is fourteen thousand five hundred dollars ($14,500) per set.

(3)           The North Carolina State Building Code.  Copies of the North Carolina State Building Code are available for inspection at the offices of the Bureau and may also be obtained either from the North Carolina Department of Insurance, Office of the State Fire Marshall, Engineering Division, Codebook Section, via walk-in at 322 Chapanoke Road, Suite 200, Raleigh, North Carolina 27603, or from the International Code Council via telephone at (800) 786-4452 or via the internet at www.ncdoi.com/OSFM/Engineering/CodeServices/engineering_codeservices_sales.asp.  The cost is one hundred sixteen dollars ($116.00) per copy.

(b)  The rules of this Chapter shall control when any conflict between these Rules and the standards cited in Subparagraphs (a)(1) and (2) of this Rule exists.  In the event that a conflict between these Rules and the North Carolina State Building Code exists, the more stringent standard prevails and shall be adhered to.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 95-69.11; 95-69.14;

Eff. January 1, 1995;

Amended Eff. July 1, 2011; July 1, 2006.