Safety and Buildings Division - Obtaining the Wisconsin Commercial Building Code
In November 2007 the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services adopted code changes for Comm 60-66, Commercial Buildings Code, and Comm 14, Fire Prevention Code.
Main features of the code changes include adoption (with exceptions and additions) of the 2006 editions of the previously-adopted model codes from the International Code Council and the National Fire Protection Association. The changes are expected to go into effect on March 1, 2008.
construction plan submittals made before the code change effective date
to the Department of Safety and Professional Services or delegated plan review municipalities
will be reviewed under the old/current code. How to obtain a paper copy of the old/current code.
Paper WCBC copies (not with ICC code provisions) may be purchased from the Document Sales and Distribution office of the Wisconsin Department of Administration. Document Sales does offer an update service, for a fee, to provide copies of any state code revisions during a subscribed period of time. (The state update service does NOT include any update to the Enrolled WCBC. There is no automatic update service for revisions to the Enrolled WCBC.)
You may telephone Document Sales (with a Visa or Master Card credit
800-362-7253, or 608-264-9419.
ICC Codes: Effective March 1, 2008, Comm 60 to 66 will adopt and modify some 2006 edition codes produced by the International Code Council: International Building Code, International Energy Conservation Code, International Mechanical Code, and International Fuel Gas Code. International Code Council, 4051 West Flossmoor Road, Country Club Hills, IL 60478-5795; 708-799-2300, or www.iccsafe.org .
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