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GAF x COTE: Looking at the Future
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The International Code Council Committee Action Hearings are coming up (April 28-May 8), and the voting on these will occur in October.
Citizen architects: Encourage code officials to register to vote (membership is not expensive and takes only a few minutes to register):
Friday, March 29 is the last day for municipalities who are ICC members to register to have eligible staff vote. If a jurisdiction is not registered to vote by Friday, they lose that opportunity for this code cycle (2019 Group B), see 2019 Committee Action Hearings-Group B Codes. Code change proposals are posted for the public to see, and there are almost 600 between the residential and commercial provisions of the code. They are here: 2018/2019 Code Development: Group B - ICC.
Here is a recent, helpful New York Times op-ed about the topic: Opinion | An Important Vote for the ClimateThere will be other steps coming soon on helping voting members to understand the code change proposals (and deflect misleading information about them) before the voting.