Building Codes Ramping up in the South

This is good news as better codes will help protect life and property. As the attached article published by PropertyCasualty360 points out, just this past November the state of Mississippi implemented its first statewide building code, Texas held hearings to examine its coastal codes, and although the 2014 building code legislation did not pass in Alabama, the importance of adopting minimum statewide building code standards is being discussed.

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