Congratulations on your decision to join the International Code Council; the largest building and safety code organization dedicated to protecting the property, health and safety of people worldwide. Below you will find everything you need to know about our membership categories. Choose your category, and then fill out an online or PDF application to join ICC for the first time or reinstate* your membership.

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Your ICC Membership Status will fall into one of three categories:

Governmental Member

Government/Municipality (includes agencies, departments & units) engaged in administration, formulation or enforcement of laws, regulations or ordinances relating to public health, safety and welfare.

This membership category receives the complimentary complete collection of 2021 digital codes.

A Governmental Member may designate 4-12 voting representatives (based on population) who are employees or officials of that governmental member and are actively engaged full or part-time in the administration, formulation, implementation or enforcement of laws, ordinances, rules regulations relating to public health, safety and welfare. Number of voting representatives based on population. See Governmental Member Application for details.

Governmental Members have voting rights. Read the ICC By-Laws, Articles II and III to learn more, including the allowed number of Governmental Member Voter Representatives (GMVRs.)

Be sure you know upcoming Governmental Member voting deadlines. Learn more.

$145 /yr

Population up to 50K

$265 /yr

Population 50,001 to 150K

$405 /yr

Population over 150K

PDF Application

*PDF Application applies to all Government Memberships

Corporate Member

An organization such as an association, society, testing laboratory, institute, company, manufacturer or corporation, interested in the purposes and objectives of the Council. Any government organization not meeting the criteria of a Governmental Member as described in Section 2.1.1 of the ICC bylaws may also join as a Corporate Member.

This membership category receives the complimentary complete collection of 2021 digital codes.

$600 /yr

PDF Application

*PDF Application applies to all Corporate Memberships

Individual Member

Building Safety Professional Member

An individual who is interested in the purposes and objectives of the Council.

This membership category receives the complimentary complete collection of 2021 digital codes.

Participating Member

An individual who participates in and supports the vision and mission of the organization.

Note: Each Participating Member receives a subscription to the Building Safety Journal Online magazine, exclusive access to the members-only area of the website, and discounts on products and services. A Participating Member does not receive access to ICC code opinions nor a complimentary digital International Code.

Student Member

Any individual enrolled in classes or a course of study equivalent to at least 3 credit hours of classroom instruction per week.

This membership category receives one complimentary 2021 digital code of their choice.

*If you have had an active membership within the past five years, you may reinstate that membership account.