About Washington’s SBCC
The State Building Code Council was created to advise the Legislature on building code issues and to develop the building codes used in Washington state. These codes help to ensure buildings and facilities constructed in the state are safe and healthy for building occupants, accessible to persons with disabilities and the elderly, and energy efficient.
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Helps to assure the public is safe
The State Building Code (SBC) is the minimum construction requirement for the state of Washington and includes:
Provides detailed technical review of the State Building Code