It has been five years since the three legacy code organizations
consolidated their efforts into the International Code Council
(ICC) and published the first editions of the I-codes.
This month, I will update you on the status of jurisdictions'
adoptions of the I-codes, as well as adoptions of the National Fire
Protection Association's (NFPA's) NFPA 5000®: Building
Construction and Safety Code.
Historically in the U.S., three "legacy" code
organizations—Building Officials and Code Administrators
International (BOCA) Inc., International Conference of Building
Officials (ICBO) Inc. and Southern Building Code Congress
International (SBCCI) Inc.—published The BOCA National
Building Code, Uniform Building Code and Standard Building
Code, respectively. These three model building codes served as
the technical basis for most jurisdictions' building codes...
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