Green Construction Code Hearings Slated for August
May 11, 2010

The International Code Council (ICC) has announced public comment hearings on Public Version 1.0 of the International Green Construction Code (IGCC) will be held August 14-22 at The Westin O'Hare (Rosemont, Ill.) in suburban Chicago. Public comments can be submitted until May 14; comments will be posted online on July 2.

The ICC says the hearings are the next step in its governmental consensus code development process that will result in publishing the 2012 IGCC. Version 1.0 continues to be offered as a resource tool for jurisdictions seeking guidance on amending existing codes or writing new codes regulating green construction.

Comments received and testimony presented to a hearing committee at the August hearings will be the basis for Public Version 2.0 of the IGCC, scheduled for release in November. Version 2.0 will serve as the next version for code change submittals, due January 3, and will be considered at the May 2011 code development hearings. The final action hearings will be held in November 2011.

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