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Each time our state and local jurisdiction adopt a new version of the ICC codes, we have to manually take our in-house compliance checklist and work line by line to see where the changes have occurred so that we can update our checklist. Is there an easier way? Does anyone have a checklist for the 2018 IBCC that they are willing to share or can be made public. I've looked on the ICC website but cannot find that they have a compliance checklist for the 2018 version. What are other firms doing?
Gregor R. Smee AIA, LEED AP | Principal
S M E E + B U S B Y A R C H I T E C T S
2554 Sutherland Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37919
ICC summarizes the key changes in the some of the most widely use code books within the 2018 I-Codes series here: https://www.iccsafe.org/about-icc/periodicals-and-newsroom/key-changes-in-the-2018-i-codes/
ICC also publishes a series of "Significant Changes" companion documents to some of the code books that are available for purchase online. The "Significant Changes" documents can be purchased separately if you already have your 2018 code books or they are available as a combo purchase.
Significant Changes to 2018: IBC | IRC | IFC | IPC+IMC+IFGC
Combo purchases for 2018: IBC | IRC | IFC | IPC | IMC | IFGC