International Code Council

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The International Code Council is a member-focused association with over 64,000 members. 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.

Sussex County Building Code Office has adopted the following:

2012 International Building Code

2012 International Residential Code

The State of Delaware has adopted and Sussex County Building Code Office enforces: 2018 International Energy Conservation Code

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