Interstate
Industrialized
Buildings

Commission


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Latest News and Events

Announcements from various state sources including rule proposals and notices of adoption that may be of interest to the industrialized buildings industry. Some may contain preliminary information such as possible amendments or anticipated effective dates. Always check with the issuing state regarding their current status.



NJ and RI Code Adoptions

NJ Codes Effective Sep. 3
RI Codes Effective Aug. 1

New Jersey adopted the 2018 editions of the IBC, IRC, IMC, IFGC, IECC, NSPC and the 2017 edition of the NEC with amendments effective September 3, 2019. Visit NJ DCA website (www.nj.gov/dca/divisions/codes/codreg/) for additional information.

Rhode Island adopted the 2015 editions of the IBC, IRC, IPC, IMC, IECC and the 2017 edition of the NEC with amendments effective August 1, 2019. Visit RI Building Code Commission website (www.ribcc.ri.gov) for additional information.


March 15, 2019News

Under the State Uniform Construction Code (UCC) Act, the Commissioner of the Department of Community Affairs is charged with adopting model codes as part of the Uniform Construction Code (UCC). In order to implement the most recent published technical standards, the Department proposes the 2018 editions of the IBC, IRC, IMC, IFGC, IECC, and NSPC, […]

January 25, 2019News

The Ad Hoc Code Review and Rulemaking Committee of the Minnesota Plumbing Board is reviewing the 2018 Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC) and proposed amendments for possible adoption as the Minnesota Plumbing Code. The current Minnesota Plumbing Code incorporates and adopts the 2012 UPC with amendments. The Plumbing Board has not decided whether to move forward […]

October 12, 2018News

Following recommendations from advisory groups, DLI has begun the adoption process for the 2018 I-Codes and the administrative requirements of the State Building Code. The Construction Codes Advisory Council (CCAC) met June 21, 2018, to review a report from Technical Advisory Groups about seven of the 2018 I-Codes and the administrative requirements of the State […]

About us

The Interstate Compact on Industrialized/Modular Buildings was created to promote uniformity and encourage coordination in state industrialized buildings programs in a manner to assure interstate reciprocity.

An agency of the member states, the Interstate Industrialized Buildings Commission (IIBC) was established in 1992 and is responsible for carrying out the activities of the compact.

Between 2008 and 2017, registered manufacturers in 44 states and five provinces manufactured 58,644 certified modules.


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Recent Articles

Articles of interest reprinted from newsletters published by various state divisions and boards.

January 25, 2019Article

Where are smoke alarms required to be installed? Section R314.1, General, of the International Residential Code/2015 (IRC/2015) [NJ Edition] and Section 907.2.11, Single- and Multiple-Station Smoke Alarms, of the International Building Code/2015 (IBC) [NJ Edition], along with the specific smoke alarm location regulations seem to be causing some confusion among officials. Because the New Jersey […]

April 18, 2018Article

Section 1030.1, the “General” section for the emergency escape and rescue openings (EERO) requirements of the International Building Code/2015, has created some confusion. Here it states, “In addition to the means of egress required by this chapter, provisions shall be made for emergency escape and rescue openings in Group R-2 occupancies in accordance with Tables […]

August 29, 2017Article

Since the Code Assistance Unit receives many questions regarding the four (4) general glazing in windows criteria listed in Section 2406.4.3 of the International Building Code/2015 (and the identical code requirements at Section R308.4.3 of the International Residential Code/2015); this article provides the simple answer. The “Glazing in Windows” section states: Glazing in an individual […]

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PARTICIPATING STATES

Divisions and Boards


Minnesota
DoLI | Construction Codes and Licensing Div.

Minnesota

DoLI | Construction Codes and Licensing Div.

Minnesota


North Dakota
DoC | Div. of Community Services

North Dakota

DoC | Div. of Community Services

North Dakota


New Jersey
DCA | Div. of Codes and Standards

New Jersey

DCA | Div. of Codes and Standards

New Jersey


Rhode Island
DoA | Building Code Commission

Rhode Island

DoA | Building Code Commission

Rhode Island


North Dakota
State Electrical Board

North Dakota

State Electrical Board

North Dakota


North Dakota
State Plumbing Board

North Dakota

State Plumbing Board

North Dakota


COMMISSION

Main Office

505 Huntmar Park Drive, Ste. 210, Herndon, VA 20170(703) 481-2022(703) 481-3596

PARTICIPATING STATE

Minnesota

Department of Labor & Industry
Construction Codes and Licensing Division

PARTICIPATING STATE

Rhode Island

Department of Administration
Building Code Commission


PARTICIPATING STATE

New Jersey

Department of Community Affairs
Division of Codes & Standards

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North Dakota

Department of Commerce
Division of Community Services