Over the past few years there has been considerable discussion and commentary about public access to adopted codes and standards, and about the tension between copyright interest and the growing public expectation that everything should be available for free online.
The second in-person, public meeting of the Multi-Hazard Resiliency for Residential Construction Standards Committee was held Dec. 2-4, 2019, in in Richburg, S.C.
Workshop in Barbados brings together construction standards developers, implementers and financing agencies to promote resilience through the implementation of modern building codes.
The Code Council collaborated with the Federal Emergency Management Agency to develop FEMA P-2055, which addresses the current state of practice for post-disaster building safety evaluation.
For its 40th year, the global campaign will address a new topic each week on keeping our communities safe and resilient.
The report by the National Advisory Council recommends that the Federal Emergency Management Agency partner with the International Code Council to improve public awareness of codes’ mitigation benefits.