State Assisted Living Policy: 1998. Building Codes

06/01/1998

The NASHP survey asked which level of government determines the building code requirements and which codes were used. Usable responses were received from 37 states. State agencies determine which codes will be used in fifteen states. Local government agencies make this determination in seven states, and both state and local agencies are responsible in fifteen states.

TABLE 4. Level of Government and Building Codes

State Local State and Local
  AL  
ID
IN
KS
MI
  MO  
NE
NJ
OH
RI
  TN  
UT
VT
VA
WY
  AS  
CT
DE
MN
  MS  
OR
TX
  CA  
CO
FL
IA
MA
  NY  
MT
NV
NM
NY
  PA  
SC
SD
WA
WV

Six states indicated that they use the BOCA code, while nine use the Uniform Building Code, and three use the Standard or Southern Building code. Ohio uses the Ohio Basic Building Code. The remaining states did not indicate which codes were used.

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