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#51550 by joshhuggins
Mon Dec 20, 2010 4:58 pm
A co-worker received an newsletter from a engineering software company and in it it said that due to a lawsuit a law was passed to make all US building codes available to the public. I don't know the details or even where to check out the facts but they posted this link that has a big reciprocity of building codes ready to download.

http://bulk.resource.org/codes.gov

Finally!
#51551 by MtnArch
Mon Dec 20, 2010 5:36 pm
And for those of us in California, here's the link for the 2007 CBC, 2010 CBC, 2010 CalGREEN, 2010 CFC, and 2010 CRC:
http://publicecodes.citation.com/st/ca/st/index.htm

For the 2007 and 2010 CPC, CMC and CEC you have to download PDF's (individual chapters, appendix's, etc.) - start here and follow the links:
http://www.bsc.ca.gov/default.htm
#51552 by HyderHF
Mon Dec 20, 2010 5:47 pm
Josh, Alan..THANK YOU guys..great links..now let's see where else to spend money which has been already spent..!
#52640 by Ted B
Wed Mar 30, 2011 4:12 am
For those in New Jersey, The New Jersey-specific NJ-IRC and NJ-IBC codes that include the technical amendments are online on the NJ-DCA Codes and Standards web-site. Also the New Jersey Rehabilitation Subcode for existing buildings, and the NJ Barrier-free Subcode.
#57202 by joshhuggins
Tue Apr 24, 2012 1:46 pm
The California codes that were originally scanned in have been updated with new searchable, hyperlink enabled PDF's. They are smaller (2MB vs. 60+MB) load and run much faster. A quick compare with our supplements looks like the supplements are not in these so take them for what they are. :? The last time these were updated I had sent an email to someone I had tracked down who was working on the project to ask them about the supplements and how they were to be implemented, but never got a response.

http://bulk.resource.org/codes.gov/bsc.ca.gov
#57204 by MtnArch
Tue Apr 24, 2012 3:29 pm
For all California codes (except Plumbing, Mechanical or Electrical) you can access them here: http://publicecodes.citation.com/st/ca/st/index.htm

These online codes have all of the current updates within them, too - but you have to do cut 'n paste if you need any part as a hard-copy.

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