IAPMO is a California-based, mutual benefit non-profit corporation. Since 1926, IAPMO has been dedicated to the protection of public health and safety through its development and maintenance of the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC) and Uniform Mechanical Code (UMC). IAPMO provides numerous industry services, including the dissemination of seminars, administration of certification programs, and the development of numerous support services and documents for the UPC and UMC. Currently, these are the most widely adopted codes of their kind and can be found in over 35 states.
IAPMO has over 3,000 members representing every facet of the plumbing and mechanical industry including governmental jurisdictions, inspectors from jurisdictions throughout the U.S., manufacturers, labor representatives, and journeymen and apprentices.