Improved interactive map tools update building safety professionals on state and global adoptions

The Code Council recently re-launched new and improved tools for building safety professionals and the public to access free information about building code usage in their communities. One is the U.S. code adoption database, which is an interactive map that shares code adoption information at the state and local level. The new and improved version of the database map was created in partnership with the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) and the Insurance Services Office (ISO). This one-of-a-kind code adoption tool displays which codes are adopted within each state/jurisdiction and provides context and links to further code information. The most current adoption information is maintained across the site through a collaboration effort between the Code Council, FLASH and ISO. The second is the Global Building Codes Tool, which provides information about the building codes and standards used in countries around the world. Users may select a country from the world map to view information about the respective building safety regulation agencies, and the building codes and standards referenced and enforced within that country. Read more here.