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2018 Technical Advisory Group Recruitment
The State Building Code Council is looking for members to serve on the 2018 TAGs. For more information, see the Recruitment Announcement.

Emergency Rules adopted:
Group E Alarms
On May 23, the Council updated the emergency rule regarding Group E  and Group I-4 emergency voice-alarms in the IBC and IFC, while permanent rulemaking is underway.  Click here to review the current emergency rule.

Emergency Rules adopted: NICET Certification
On March 10, 2017, the Council adopted amendments to the 2015 International Building Code and International Fire Code to change the deadline for NICET certification from July 1, 2017 to July 1, 2018 

  
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June 30 | Council Special Meeting
                  DES Room 2320

   Sept. 15 | Council Meeting
                    Spokane

  


          

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