2018 WA State Adoption Process  –  May 25 Deadline for Group 1 Proposals

Prepare Your Code Change Submissions!

The State Building Code Council has begun the new adoption and review process for the 2018 code editions. The deadline for code change proposals for the Group 1 Codes (IBC/IEBC, IFC, WUIC, WSEC-C) is May 25, 2018. The process for the Group 2 Codes will begin in the fall of 2018. The anticipated effective date for the 2018 codes is July 1, 2020.

If you wish to submit a 2018 Code Change Proposal for the International Building Code (IBC), International Existing Building Code (IEBC), International Fire Code (IFC) or the Washington State Energy Code (WSEC), send your completed proposal forms to SBCC@DES.WA.GOV.

Code changes should be based on the 2018 Model Codes and/or the 2015 existing state amendments . The base document for the Energy Code is the
2018 Integrated Draft of the WSEC.

If you have any further questions, please contact:
Krista Braaksma at (360) 407-9278
Richard Brown at (360) 407-9277


Washington State Building Code Council

Post Office Box 41449

Olympia, WA 98504-1449

Phone: (360) 407-9277

Fax: (360) 586-9088