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.



UAP Amendments

Public Notice

Take notice that the IIBC is in the process of making amendments to the Uniform Administrative Procedures. The changes can be viewed on this website under Codes and Regulations > Forms and Regulations.

April 18, 2018News

The first phase of the Construction Codes Advisory Council’s (CCAC) recommendation to the department about the Minnesota State Building Code is almost complete. … The process began in January 2018 when the CCAC established Technical Advisory Groups (TAGs) to review seven of the 2018 I-Codes and make recommendations for their potential adoption with amendments to […]

February 24, 2017News

North Dakota State Electrical Board approved a motion to have the 2017 National Electrical Code (NEC) effective July 1, 2017 or as soon as practicable per Legislative Counsel.

February 24, 2017News

Effective January 1, 2017, the North Dakota State Building Code will consist of the 2015 International Building Code (IBC), International Residential Code (IRC), International Mechanical Code (IMC), International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC), and the International Energy Conservation Code as published by the International Code Council (ICC).

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.

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 […]

June 8, 2017Article

As the title implies, there are two possible occupancy classifications for one- and two-family dwellings: Groups R-3 and R-5. Why two? It all comes down to the details of the design. In review, Sections 310.5 and 310.7 of the 2015 International Building Code (IBC) pertain to Group R-3 and R-5, respectively. For the purpose of […]

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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

PARTICIPATING STATE

North Dakota

Department of Commerce
Division of Community Services