2014 Legislative Session Sine Die
The 2014 Regular Legislative Session began January 13 and was completed on March 13, 2014. For information on bills tracked by the Council, see the Legislative Page.

Emergency Rules
The Council approved  three new Emergency Rules at their March 7, 2014 meeting. See the Rulemaking Page for information on these and other emergency rules and interim rules adopted since the adoption of the 2012 codes.

Code Change Proposals
March 1, 2014 was the deadline for proposals to be considered this year. The MVE and BFP committees reviewed these proposals in their March meetings followed by Council action on March 7.  To review the proposals and subsequent Council action, please CLICK HERE.


Click the "Meeting Schedules and Agendas" tab above to see the list of of past and future scheduled Council and Committee meetings.

Council Meeting Documents (check back often for updated links)   

    April 11  |  MVE Committee  Conference Call Meeting
                       Monitor Location DES Bldg, Olympia
                   To participate via telephone call (360) 407-3780 
                       and enter PIN 114681#  when prompted.
                    To participate via web, Click this Link at the start 
                        of the meeting. If prompted, the meeting 
                        password is MVEApril11.

     April 17 |  IRC TAG Meeting 10 a.m.
Location: Shoreline City Hall, Room 301
Conference Call: To participate please call (360) 407-3780 and enter PIN 510777# when prompted. To participate via web, Click this Link at the start of the meeting. If prompted, the meeting password is solar2014.


Council Standing Committee Membership

The State Building Council
is a state agency created by the legislature to provide independent analysis and objective advice to the legislature and the Governor's Office on state building code issues.  The Council establishes the minimum building, mechanical, fire, plumbing and energy code requirements necessary to promote the health, safety and welfare of the people of the state of Washington, by reviewing, developing and adopting the state building code. 

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Featured Links  

  2012 Codes Insert Pages     

  Carbon Monoxide Alarm Information  


  SBCC Process Improvement 

Guidelines for providing public testimony 

  2013 Code Cycle Documents