2021 Committee Action Hearings (CAH) – Group A Codes

Hosted Virtually | April 11 – May 5

Registration is REQUIRED to participate OR view hearings.

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Hearing Details

This year’s code hearings offer ICC members/non-members, code officials, architects, builders, engineers, fire and energy conservation professionals the opportunity to provide input on proposed code changes to the Group A International Codes®.

See page 2 of the 2021/2022 Code Development Schedule for details on code chapters, notes and committee information for the Group A codes.

Group A Codes include:

Only certain sections of the IBC and IRC are covered in Group A:

  • IBC-E: IBC Egress provisions – Chapters 10 and 11
  • IBC-FS: IBC Fire Safety provisions – Chapters 7, 8, 9 (partial), 14 and 26
  • IBC-G: IBC General provisions – Chapters 3 – 6, 12, 13, 27 – 33
  • IRC-M: IRC Mechanical provisions – Chapters 12 – 23
  • IRC-P: IRC Plumbing provisions – Chapters 25 – 33

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Schedule Overview*

April 11 Noon – 7 pm CST Committee Action Hearing Track 1
April 12 – 21 9 am – 7 pm CST Committee Action Hearing Track 1
April 22 – 24 — No Hearings
April 25 Noon – 7 pm CST Committee Action Hearing Track 2
April 26 – May 5 9 am – 7 pm CST Committee Action Hearing Track 2

*Event times are subject to change.

Contact Us

Questions Regarding Attendee Registration or General Questions Regarding Hearings:
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