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Featured Partner: ICC

SBB is made possible by the contributions, support, and active participation of its Partner organizations. The International Code Council (ICC) has been an SBB Partner since 2011.

International Code Council


The International Code Council is a member-focused association. It is dedicated to developing model codes and standards used in the design, build and compliance process to construct safe, sustainable, affordable and resilient structures. Most U.S. communities and many global markets choose the International Codes.

The International Codes, or I-Codes, published by ICC, provide minimum safeguards for people at home, at school and in the workplace. The I-Codes are a complete set of comprehensive, coordinated building safety and fire prevention codes. Building codes benefit public safety and support the industry’s need for one set of codes without regional limitations.

Fifty states and the District of Columbia have adopted the I-Codes at the state or jurisdictional level. Federal agencies including the Architect of the Capitol, General Services Administration, National Park Service, Department of State, U.S. Forest Service and the Veterans Administration also enforce the I-Codes.

Standard/Conformance Tools

ICC publishes numerous building standards and codes. The items listed below are just a sampling of ICC's standardization work. Click here for additional ICC standards and codes.

Industry Sectors Served

Building/construction and infrastructure, energy and power, manufacturing


International Code Council (ICC)
5360 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601
Phone: 708-799-2300
Fax: 562-908-5524

Beyond the bottom line: standards impact quality, lead-time, factory flexibility, and supply chain management.
Standardization and conformity assessment activities lead to lower costs by reducing redundancy, minimizing errors, and reducing time to market.
Demonstrating compliance to standards helps your products, services, and personnel to cross borders. Standards also make cross-border interoperability possible, ensuring that products manufactured in one country can be sold and used in another.
Businesses not only reduce the economic risk of their research and development activities by participating in standardization, they can also lower their overall R&D costs by relying on previously standardized technologies and terminologies.