ICC Guidelines are different from codes and standards because they are not mandatory. Guidelines contribute to the health, safety and welfare of the built environment by addressing subjects that are not adequately covered by existing technical information. The guideline development process begins with the identification and assessment of a proposed need.

Ongoing Guideline Projects

  • ICC and the Modular Building Industry (MBI) are working together on the development of a Guideline to address the use of new and used shipping containers as a structural building element. For more information, please contact Mike Pfeiffer

Completed Projects

The following projects have been completed and are available for purchase:

For More Information

If you have any questions, please contact Hamid Naderi.

View ICC's Council Policy on Guideline Development.