Committee Application

Below is the committee application link to be used when submitting an application for one or more of the referenced committees. Be sure to use the Committee acronym noted with the call for committee when filling out the application.

Current Calls for Committees

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Call for Committee – The Consensus Committee On Storm Shelters

The Code Council is currently accepting applications for the following Standards Committee:

The Consensus Committee On Storm Shelters. As an ANSI accredited standards developing organization, the Code Council has placed ICC 500, Standard for the Design and Construction of Strom Shelters, on a continuous maintenance schedule to keep the standard current with changing industry practice.

As a result, the Code Council periodically puts out the call for committee to solicit applications to maintain a balanced consensus committee.  As appointments are made, this committee convenes to undergo the revision process in accordance with ANSI Essential Requirements for the development of American National Standards.

This Committee has primary responsibility for minimum requirements to safeguard the public health, safety and general welfare through design, construction and installation requirements for storm shelters.

Please feel free to visit the IS-STM committee webpage for current news updates on committee activities.

For more information on the ICC procedures for developing standards, please refer to the ICC Consensus Procedures posted at:

The Code Council is receiving applications for members to serve on this committee. In accordance with ICC’s Consensus Procedures, the committee will be a balanced committee of 12-15 members of the following Interest Categories: Manufacturer, Builder, Standards Promulgator / Testing Laboratory, User, Utility, Consumer, Public Segment, Government Regulator and Insurance. Accordingly, stakeholders including, but not limited to design professionals, manufacturers, constructors, building, fire and other government officials should apply. A full description of the Interest Categories is included in the application linked below. Any stakeholder is welcome to apply and ICC membership is not required. The ICC Board of Directors is the final authority for appointing committee members.  Click here for an application. The acronym below is to be used to identify the on the application.

IS-STM          The Consensus Committee On Storm Shelters

Meetings are to be held via teleconference calls. Travel is not anticipated due to travel restrictions however in the event of an in-person meeting, ICC Governmental Member Representatives are authorized to travel at ICC’s expense when participating at ICC Consensus Committee meetings. All others are responsible for funding their participation on this committee.

Term: Voluntarily continuous with periodic review.

Staff: Karl Aittaniemi; 888-ICC-SAFE (422-7233), ext. 4205

Application deadline: March 12, 2021



C&S Call for Committee: March 17, 2020

Call for committees for the 2021/2022 code development cycle

Original call deadline of June 1, 2020, has been extended to June 15, 2020, for the following committees:

  • 2021/2022 Code Committees
  • 2021/2022/2023 Code Interpretation Committees
  • 2021/2022/2023 Code Correlation Committee
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  • Click here for the 2021/2022 Code Development Schedule