President Obama Designates May 2015
as National Building Safety Month

President Barack Obama signed a proclamation stating: "we are collaborating with engineers, scientists, construction workers, and other professionals to develop cutting-edge tools focused on bolstering the safety of our buildings and infrastructure while also improving their energy efficiency -- because we can increase our Nation's resilience while also being good stewards of our environment."

Congressional Recognition

Remarks by Representative Peter Welch of Vermont recognizing Building Safety Month and the work of ICC, its Board and its Members.  The Congressional Record is the official daily record of the debates and proceedings of the U.S. Congress.


2015 Proclamations

The International Code Council thanks jurisdictions across the nation that proclaim Building Safety Month. Each year, governors, mayors, county executives and other officials sign proclamations, official statements and letters of recognition. Please forward a copy of your jurisdiction's proclamation by email or by mail:

International Code Council Foundation Headquarters
500 New Jersey Avenue, NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20001

Download the 2015 Building Safety Month Proclamation in Word and PDF. For more information about how to secure a proclamation in your jurisdiction, view the Proclamation Guide.

Country Proclamation

State Proclamations

Local Jurisdiction Proclamations

Chapter & Association Proclamations