Public Hearings on 2015 Codes and AmendmentsThe State Building Code Council is entering a comment period on proposed rules to adopt the 2015 State Building Code. The proposed rules will be published on the Washington State Register issue 15-16. The documents are also posted on our Rulemaking page. There are links provided on the Rulemaking page to submit public comment. Public hearings are scheduled for September 11 in Spokane and October 16 in Olympia. Written testimony will be accepted until October 23, 2015. View Written Testimony submitted to date.
Link to All 2015 Code Change Proposals ReceivedNote: If you submitted a code change proposal by the March 1, 2015 deadline, and you do not see your proposal listed, please contact SBCC staff to resolve the issue. We will update the lists as necessary.
Click the "Meeting Schedules and Agendas" tab above to see the list of past and future scheduled Council and Committee meetings.
Council Meeting Documents (check back often for updated links)
Oct 16 | Council Meeting / Public Hearing - 10 a.m. Olympia - DES Building - Presentation Room Nov 13 | Council Meeting/Worksession - 10 a.m. Shoreline City Hall - Council Chambers Nov 20 | Council Meeting/Worksession - 10 a.m. Olympia - DES Building - Presentation Room
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.
AAG memo on UPC/IPC Council letter on the state plumbing code
2015 ICC Model Codes
SBCC By-laws (updated April 2012)
SBCC Process Improvement Guidelines for providing public testimony
Online training for Boards & Commissions
2012 SBCC Energy Code Legislative Report
2012 Washington State Energy Code (ICC version)