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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.

Expedited Adoption for Fixes to WSEC, IMC
The State Building Code Council is looking to an expedited rulemaking process to clarify the treatment of assisted living and residential treatment facilities under the commercial energy and mechanical codes after the switch to Group I occupancy in the 2015 International Building Code. Clarifying language is also proposed for the residential energy code.

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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Aug. 21 | Council Special Meeting
                   DES Presentation Room

   Sept. 15 | Council Meeting
                    Spokane

  


          

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