Significant Changes in the 2018 International Building Code

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Significant Changes in the 2018 International Building Code

Date

1/22/2018
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Submitted to AIA for (1) HSW CEU

Description

The Georgia Department of Community Affairs is in the process of adopting a new commercial building code: the 2018 International Building Code (IBC). Please join Tom Allen of ICC to review significant changes between the 2012 version (with Georgia amendments) we’re currently using and the 2018 IBC. Dee Leclair, AIA GA’s representative on the DCA task force reviewing the 2018 IBC will participate so she can note your concerns and present them to the task force. The adoption process is moving quickly so please don’t miss this opportunity to engage your ICC contact and your DCA representative. 

Presenter: Tom Allen, International Code Council Regional Manager
Moderator: Dee Leclair, AIA; AIA GA representative on the Georgia DCA 2018 IBC Task Force

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the building code adoption process and schedule.
  • Discuss changes from 2012 to 2015 versions of the model code.
  • Discuss changes from 2015 to 2018 versions of the model code.
  • Locate and review the Georgia amendments which may be carried forward or incorporated into the code.

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