The International Code Council’s Government Relations (GR) department works in collaboration with chapters, members, stakeholders and all parties interested in advancing the mission of the Code Council to support the adoption and use of the highest quality codes, standards, products and services of the Council and its family of solutions — ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES), International Accreditation Service (IAS), ICC Solar Rating & Certification Council (ICC- SRCC), SK Ghosh, General Code and NTA Inc. — for the safety and performance of the built environment. The GR team does this through advocacy and by forging strategic alliances with entities whose objectives are compatible to those of the Code Council.

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November, 2020

November, 2020 ICC Government Relations Monthly Report:

Every month, the Government Relations staff puts out a newsletter filled with hot information that all members should know. Get this month's by clicking here.

On November 16, at 2:00pm edt, the Government Relations Department will provide a one-hour overview of the ICC-ES product certification program, how to effectively read and use ICC-ES product evaluation reports, and the benefits of product certification for code officials. Click here for more information, and to sign up! 

The International Code Council is closely tracking how the global novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is affecting our industry. We have compiled aggregated information from the Code Council, governments, and building and fire prevention departments for you to use here.

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