The Building Code Bureau performs plan reviews for all State-owned buildings. In addition, all non-State-owned building that are constructed with State-appropriated funds, if built in an area without an adopted and enforced local building code, are required to be reviewed. If the building is not State-owned, additions, renovations, and repairs are excluded from this plan review requirement.
In addition, plan reviews are required for compliance with State Fire Marshal Rules for any education building or facility serving K-12 students, any college or university building or facility, any child care facility, any correctional facility, or any gaming facility.
Code modifications are not related to wood construction.
Unknown. Individual communities exercise their home rule rights and consequently adopt and enforce various versions of the state-adopted codes.
The State Building Commissioner has not released any information on future plans for adoption of the newer IBC, IFC, and IRC.