Committee Action Hearings – Group A #2

October 23–31

This year’s code hearings offer code officials, architects, builders, structural engineers, fire, residential and existing building professionals as well as those responsible for the administration of the International Codes® (I-Codes®), the opportunity to provide input on proposed code changes to the Group A I-Codes.

The code development process for the 2027 I-Codes introduces a restructured process starting in 2024 with two Committee Action Hearings for Group A Codes and followed in 2025 by two Committee Action Hearings for Group B Codes. In April 2026, there will be combined Group A and B Public Comment Hearings with a combined Online Governmental Consensus Vote in May 2026. Please refer to the 2024/2025/2026 ICC Code Development Schedule for details on code groups and important deadlines.

Group A Codes include:

More details on codes 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. The majority of IBC Chapter 9 is maintained by the IFC. See Code Group Notes.
  • IFC: The majority of IFC Chapter 10 is maintained by IBC–E. See Code Group Notes.
  • IPSDC: Code changes heard by the IPC committee (combined IPC & IPSDC committee)
  • IRC–M: IRC Mechanical provisions. Chapters 12 – 23 (code changes heard by the IRC–MP committee)
  • IRC–P: IRC Plumbing provisions. Chapters 25 – 33 (code changes heard by the IRC–MP committee)
  • IWUIC: Code changes heard by the IFC committee (combined IFC & IWUIC committee)