State Building Code Council created (RCW 19.27) to advise the Legislature on matters relating to Building Codes
Council granted rulemaking authority to adopt state Barrier-Free regulations based on ANSI A117.1
State Energy Code adopted by statute
State Building Code Act and Energy Code Act enacted. Council authority includes:
Council required to adopt Water Conservation standards
State Energy Act requirements:
Nonresidential Energy Code Act requirements:
Energy Code reformatted into current appearance
Washington State Regulations for Barrier-Free Facilities becomes the first code in the nation to receive certification from the Department of Justice
Last edition of the Uniform Building Code adopted
Legislature passes SHB 1734. International Building Code adopted.
International Building Code effective.
Council adopts IRC requirements for residential swimming pools, spas & hot tubs
|2009|| Council integrates the Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality Code into the IRC and IMC
The Washington State Energy Code is revised and reformatted to align with the IECC
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