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Posted on: April 3, 2020

2018 Building Code Implementation Dates

On April 2, 2020 Governor Inslee issued Proclamation 20-40 which amended the adoption dates of the 2018 Building Code.

Proclamation 20-40: ACCORDINGLY, based on the above noted situation and under the provisions of RCW 43.06.220(1)(h), and to help preserve and maintain life, health, property or the public peace, effective immediately and until November 1, 2020, I hereby prohibit the implementation of those orders enacted by the Washington State Building Code Council adopting amendments to the State Building Code with an effective date of July 1, 2020, until November 1, 2020, as set forth below. 

Jefferson County is complying with this Proclamation and will adopt 2018 International Codes as listed in Ordinance 12-1203-12 on November 1, 2020.

Proclamation 29-40

Ordinance 12-1203-12

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