Despite California Setback, I-Codes Growing

The International Code Council's (ICC) I-Codes continue to make gains in the U.S., as the organization reports several new municipalities have recently signed on. This announcement follows news out of California that the Golden State has chosen to adopt NFPA 5000 as its state building code (see Codes and Standards on p.

12/01/2003


The International Code Council's (ICC) I-Codes continue to make gains in the U.S., as the organization reports several new municipalities have recently signed on. This announcement follows news out of California that the Golden State has chosen to adopt NFPA 5000 as its state building code (see Codes and Standards on p. 21). That being said, the following jurisdictions, by state have adopted these I-Codes:

  • Arkansas: the 2003 International Mechanical Code, effective Jan. 2004.

  • In Colorado, Boulder, Castle Rock and Louisville have adopted the 2003 International Building, Fuel Gas, Mechanical, Plumbing and Residential Codes.

  • In Illinois, Belvidere, Collinsville and Carbondale: the 2003 International Building and Residential Codes.

  • In Nebraska, Lexington and Norfolk adopted the International Building, Fire, Mechanical, Plumbing and Residential Codes this past October.

  • That same month, Clinton, Miss., Falkville, Ala. and Anne Arundel County, Md., began enforcing the 2003 International Building, Existing Building, Fuel Gas, Mechanical and Plumbing Codes and the ICC Electrical Code Administrative Provisions. Falkville also adopted the 2003 International Fire and Residential Codes.

  • Beaumont, Texas, Las Cruces, N.M. and Green River, Wyo. all adopted the 2003 International Building, Mechanical and Plumbing Codes. Beaumont will also employ the 2003 International Existing Building, Fire, Fuel Gas and Property Maintenance Codes in January.





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