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November 26,2012

Some towers in Miami, rebuilt after a hurricane in 2005, were allowed to be constructed under older building codes instead of newer ones created...

November 26,2012

The Potomac River’s health stands to suffer if the region does not change its development and building standards, according to the Potomac...

November 16,2012

“(LEED is) much better than a mandatory building code because you get a little wiggle room in these projects,” said Mike Mueller, a spokesman for...

October 18,2012

Princeton, N.J. residents criticized proposed legislation that would exempt private colleges and universities from following local land use laws...

October 11,2012

The town of Morristown, N.Y., has dropped charges of building code violations against local Amish communities to settle a First Amendment...

October 11,2012

The city council of Mesquite, Nev., voted against adopting a new energy efficiency code adopted by the state.

October 11,2012

The borough of Bloomingdale, N.J., recently adopted regulations for solar-energy and wind energy systems.

September 20,2012

After a Suffolk County grand jury recommended stiffer fines for illegal demolitions, Smithtown, NY officials are weighing tougher penalties for...

September 14,2012

The relatively little damage from a 7.6 earthquake was due in large part to strict building codes in Costa Rica, a country that has long enjoyed...

September 14,2012

“One of the most effective ways to greatly increase a building’s strength and safety during hurricanes, tornadoes and straight-line windstorms is...