Entries by Travis Dawley

WELCOME TO LOUISVILLE! Forum offers Code Council members opportunity to learn more about recent federal grant programs that help finance and support code activities

With nearly $1.5 billion now available to support code adoption and implementation, the ICC Government Relations team is putting together a special event at the 2022 ICC Annual Conference: “Forum on U.S. Federal Funding Opportunities.” It will be held 8-11 a.m. Eastern on Tuesday, September 12, in the Kentucky International Convention Center. Panel members are […]

Stay on track at the ICC 2022 Annual Conference and Public Comment Hearings with the app!

Attendees to the ICC Annual Conference and Public Comment Code Hearings in Louisville, Kentucky, can stay connected with all the latest information about the expo, meetings, training sessions and hearings by downloading the conference app. Create a personal schedule, check out speaker information, download conference education materials and more. The app is accessible from smartphones, […]

Group B Public Comment Hearings schedule in Louisville and the complete monograph are available.

The 2022 Group B Public Comment Hearings will be held Sept. 14–18, 2022, at the Kentucky International Convention Center during the International Code Council Annual Conference in Louisville, Kentucky. The Public Comment Hearing schedule — with start and end times, schedule notes and list of International Codes — is now available by clicking here. The […]

Inflation Reduction Act boosts jurisdictions’ energy code updates and green construction materials

Building upon last year’s Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, the recently signed Inflation Reduction Act provides $1 billion to support jurisdictions seeking to adopt, update and improve the implementation of current energy codes. The International Code Council worked with policymakers to support the provided resources. These resources will help communities: Update their energy codes Support […]

APPLICATION PERIOD OPENS SEPTEMBER 30: Newest BRIC funding level more than doubles last year’s

Now in its third year, the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) program continues to grow exponentially, and it’s set to award $2.295 billion for pre-disaster mitigation grants. That’s more than double the FY2021 funding level. $122 million in direct funding is allocated to states and territories ($2 million per […]

FEMA offers free download to help jurisdiction officials with grants and latest editions of model codes

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recently released the Building Codes Adoption Playbook for Authorities Having Jurisdiction, which is intended for officials interested in increasing community resilience and reducing loss from natural hazards by adopting the latest editions of model building codes. It equips officials with background and language to help educate decision-makers and constituents […]

ICC Membership Drive Incentive Program campaign enters its second month. Are you earning points?

ICC Membership Drive Incentive Program campaign enters its second month. Are you earning points? Your role in the Membership Drive Incentive Program will build a stronger, more resourceful Code Council while arming the next generation of building safety professionals with the tools they need to advance our industry. Remember, for every new Code Council member […]

Code Council Board of Directors appoints new Ad Hoc Committee on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The International Code Council Board of Directors announced the committee members of the newly established Ad Hoc Committee on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). The goal of this committee is to increase DEI in the membership association while helping Code Council members diversify their own organizations and, ultimately, the building safety profession overall. View the […]