Building and IBC Code Research

Review local Building Codes and International Building Codes (IBC) which include health and safety requirements such as emergency egress, ADA compliance and Structural requirements for size of members and Seismic Analysis for Earthquake Load Analysis. This establishes sizes of beams, columns and connections details. Another very important factor at this point in the process is local Zoning Codes. This provides information for each property in a Municipality about building setbacks, allowable height limits, lot coverage and floor to area ratio, FAR. Next>>