On Thursday, June 28, City of Philadelphia Mayor Michael Kenney signed into law the 2018 International Building Code (IBC).

This action required lobbying from GBCA at the state level. Philadelphia previously operated under the 2009 version of the IBC due to an outdated approval formula mandated by the Uniform Construction Code. GBCA, along with the City of Philadelphia, lobbied to restructure statewide regulations to allow Philadelphia to adopt the 2018 IBC.


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