New Jersey is scheduled to adopt the 2011 NEC on 5/7/12 with modifications. The modications can be found in the UCC . There will be a six month grace period where the applicant can apply for the permit under the 2008 NEC. The grace period expires 11/7/12 at which time all new permit applications will be issued under the 2011 NEC. Any work performed on existing structures will still fall under the ReHab SubCode and the 2008 NEC.