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April 18,2014

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recently ruled that distinct portions of a mixed-used building may be treated as distinct and different...

April 10,2014

The compilation ASTM Standards in Building Codes contains more than 1,300 ASTM construction specifications, practices and test methods, and is now...

April 10,2014

Starting in June, California’s latest version of its Title 24 building code kicks in, requiring several systems come with demand response...

March 26,2014

A dormitory fire at the University of Nebraska at Omaha that displaced with 42 students (but caused no injuries) could trigger local building code...

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March 19,2014

The move will affect 24 districts that have schools inside Oklahoma City limits.

This city lot breaks numerous major rules in the code. Photo: Google Street View
March 19,2014

The city has been operating a downtown dirt parking lot in violation of its own code and the federal law for years.

March 13,2014

In a nine to six vote, the North Carolina State Building Code Council on March 11 approved moving the commercial building code (except for the...

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March 05,2014

Two supervisors charged that a lack of adequate code enforcement has led to blight from dilapidated or unfinished buildings. 

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March 05,2014

The issue was raised in the wake of a tragic fire at a seniors' residence in L'Isle-Verte. 

February 17,2014

State and city officials are pushing for increased bonding capacity to pay for the storm shelters.