State of Washington Building Code Council
The State of Washington Building Code Council adopts the codes statewide.
The tall mass timber provisions went into effect in 2019.
Amendments do not impact Wood Construction.
The State’s code were effective February 2021 and the update should begin in 2022.
The adopted code amendments are found in the following link Building Code Amendments | SBCC (wa.gov). The International Existing Building Code is adopted by reference in the Washington State Building Code. The State of Washington adopted ICC codes may be viewed in read only format over the ICC website.
Page last updated: February 2022