The International Code Council surveyed its members to find out how code officials are coping with the professional challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. These results, collected between March 22 and April 1, 2020, show trends on how jurisdictions in the U.S. are keeping up with inspections, new building permits and new construction during the pandemic.
23% Said their employees do not have access to needed hard copy code books
40% Do not have the capability to do electronic/remote plan reviews
30% Do not have the capability to do any aspect of electronic/remote permitting
61% Do not have the capability for electronic/remote inspections
Hard Copy vs. Electronic Code Usage
No. of Members reinstated in 2020
No. of new Members