Building codes in Mill Creek revised
Delays from COVID-19 in the way of earlier passage
Last updated 3/5/2021 at 8:25am
To approve or not to approve, that was the question.
The city of Mill Creek voted unanimously to update 2018 international building codes, in a move that was late in coming. Feb. 1 was the intended date for the codes to take effect. Approval came at the advice of city staff and legal counsel, and with the caveat that the city would hope to eventually offer flexibility when applying building codes.
IBC building codes are usually revised once every three years, said Tom Rogers, planning and development services manager for the city.
The revision process comes to the city from a state-level...