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The Globe and Mail
As Fort McMurray rebuilds, fire chief wants more wildfire resilienceMelissa Blake said change may come about through residents’ personal choices, r
As Fort McMurray rebuilds, fire chief wants more wildfire resilience
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
Melissa Blake said change may come about through residents’ personal choices, rather than through any new city bylaw or building code. “I’ve got a cedar roof on my house and it’s the first thing I want to change,” she said in an interview. “If... Read more
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Island Packet
Massive ark attraction set to open in Kentuckywhen the first ribs were put into place, he said. Traditional structures were
Massive ark attraction set to open in Kentucky
Island Packet / Posted 3 hours ago
when the first ribs were put into place, he said. Traditional structures were held together by wooden pegs, but modern building code requirements called for steel nails, Ham said. Whenever possible, traditional craftsmanship was employed. For... Read more
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CTV News
Fort McMurray fire chief calls for more wildfire resilience as city rebuildsMelissa Blake said change may come about through residents' personal choices, r
Fort McMurray fire chief calls for more wildfire resilience as city rebuilds
CTV News / Posted 6 hours ago
Melissa Blake said change may come about through residents' personal choices, rather than through any new city bylaw or building code. "I've got a cedar roof on my house and it's the first thing I want to change," she said in an interview. "If... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Massive ark attraction set to open in Kentuckywhen the first ribs were put into place, he said. Traditional structures were
Massive ark attraction set to open in Kentucky
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 10 hours ago
when the first ribs were put into place, he said. Traditional structures were held together by wooden pegs, but modern building code requirements called for steel nails, Ham said. Whenever possible, traditional craftsmanship was employed. For... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Developer frustrated by changing rulesthis statement of the chief building official and it was admitted that no such
Developer frustrated by changing rules
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 15 hours ago
this statement of the chief building official and it was admitted that no such provision existed in the Belleville Building Code or zoning bylaw,” He said. “This persisted for four months,” he said of the 2013 ordeal. Officials then... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Wood buildings reaching highertall. The reason: That’s as high as fire ladders could extend at the time. In
Wood buildings reaching higher
The Globe and Mail / Posted 18 hours ago
tall. The reason: That’s as high as fire ladders could extend at the time. In 2014, the province amended the Ontario Building Code to allow new wood frame buildings to reach up to six storeys – and Toronto-based Hullmark saw an... Read more
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NBC News
Doctors Work to Regroup after Texas Abortion Law Struck Downa 5-3 decision, the Supreme Court on Monday found that the Texas law imposed an
Doctors Work to Regroup after Texas Abortion Law Struck Down
NBC News / Posted 20 hours ago
a 5-3 decision, the Supreme Court on Monday found that the Texas law imposed an "undue burden" on women by imposing building code requirements on clinics that provide abortion services as well as demanding all physicians obtain admitting... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fashola Unveils Plans On Mass Housing"Rent to Own" housing scheme for those who cannot afford mortgage and incorpora
Fashola Unveils Plans On Mass Housing
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
"Rent to Own" housing scheme for those who cannot afford mortgage and incorporate a new housing model into the National Building Code. Fashola however lamented that the N36 billion appropriated for housing sector in the 2016 budget is grossly... Read more
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Sun Star
Nalzaro: Shut up, MikeHow come this happened during your administration, Mike? You are the number one
Nalzaro: Shut up, Mike
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
How come this happened during your administration, Mike? You are the number one violator of the National Building Code when City Hall is supposed to be the role model. You keep on saying that “we should follow the rule of law”... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Fulbright New Zealand announces 2016 scholar award grantees• Nigel Isaacs from Wellington is researching the development of the first USA
Fulbright New Zealand announces 2016 scholar award grantees
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
• Nigel Isaacs from Wellington is researching the development of the first USA national building code (1922) and its impact on the first New Zealand national building code (1924) based at the University of Illinois with visits to archives in... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Vacation rental home battles Mason County over rulesStevensons' attorney, Rob Wilson-Hoss, the county maintained that the property
Vacation rental home battles Mason County over rules
The Kitsap Sun / Posted yesterday
Stevensons' attorney, Rob Wilson-Hoss, the county maintained that the property fell under the purview of the International Building Code rather than the International Residential Code, as adopted by Mason County, and was therefore subject to... Read more
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KMBC-TV Kansas City
Joplin tornado fuels surge in research about severe stormsresulted in changes, including the adoption of several tornado-specific provisi
Joplin tornado fuels surge in research about severe storms
KMBC-TV Kansas City / Posted yesterday
resulted in changes, including the adoption of several tornado-specific provisions to the 2018 version of the International Building Code. Municipalities that adopt the new version, as many do in whole, will require schools to have built-in tornado... Read more
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CTV News
Climate change forcing builders to rethink design: expertunique attributes and its surroundings -- rather than adhering to the one-size-
Climate change forcing builders to rethink design: expert
CTV News / Posted yesterday
unique attributes and its surroundings -- rather than adhering to the one-size-fits-all approach outlined in many building codes, says Schroeder. While some building codes are calling for a performance-based approach, much of the change... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
‘Balik-eskwela’ | Lumád schools suffer military attacks, closure threats – Bulatlathas suspended operation despite the completion of requirements from the local g
‘Balik-eskwela’ | Lumád schools suffer military attacks, closure threats – Bulatlat
Bulatlat.com / Posted 2 days ago
has suspended operation despite the completion of requirements from the local government unit and compliance to the building code. “When we started on June 1 with 60 students in total, the DepEd built their own tent nearby. On June 13, they... Read more
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The New Ulm Journal
EDA offering low interest loans for businessesand lighting improvements; utility service upgrades; improvements for energy co
EDA offering low interest loans for businesses
The New Ulm Journal / Posted 2 days ago
and lighting improvements; utility service upgrades; improvements for energy conservation, health, safety, and building code compliance; interior remodeling, and handicapped accessibility. This loan program is offered as a matching... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Fall from balcony after railing collapses results in lawsuitor the concrete failed. Younghusband said the police found no evidence of crimi
Fall from balcony after railing collapses results in lawsuit
Calgary Sun / Posted 3 days ago
or the concrete failed. Younghusband said the police found no evidence of criminal negligence and no charges were laid for building code violations. “It was determined there was no maintenance failure,” said Younghusband. Delcourt, who was 19 at... Read more
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The West Elgin Chronicle
Relocatingon a finding that the Rodney Town Hall was in poor structural condition and tha
Relocating
The West Elgin Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
on a finding that the Rodney Town Hall was in poor structural condition and that the cost of renovating it to meet current building code standards and conform to accessibility regulations would be prohibitive. West Elgin originally wanted to have... Read more
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Daily Herald
Deal between Wheeling, mobile home residents could come Mondayoccupied. Following an April 2013 flood, several residents filed a lawsuit aga
Deal between Wheeling, mobile home residents could come Monday
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
occupied. Following an April 2013 flood, several residents filed a lawsuit against Wheeling arguing the village used its building code to discriminate against residents who couldn't afford to fix home damages. "There was severe flood damage to a... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Nashville expands rules for unisex restroomsNASHVILLE — Tennessee's capital city broadened its exceptions for single-toilet
Nashville expands rules for unisex restrooms
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
NASHVILLE — Tennessee's capital city broadened its exceptions for single-toilet unisex restrooms, and the sponsor of the building-code change called it a practical matter that also will benefit people who identify as transgender. Metro Council voted... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Nashville expands rules for unisex restroomsNASHVILLE — Tennessee's capital city broadened its exceptions for single-toilet
Nashville expands rules for unisex restrooms
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 3 days ago
NASHVILLE — Tennessee's capital city broadened its exceptions for single-toilet unisex restrooms, and the sponsor of the building-code change called it a practical matter that also will benefit people who identify as transgender. Metro Council voted... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Nashville expands rules for unisex restroomsNASHVILLE — Tennessee's capital city broadened its exceptions for single-toilet
Nashville expands rules for unisex restrooms
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 3 days ago
NASHVILLE — Tennessee's capital city broadened its exceptions for single-toilet unisex restrooms, and the sponsor of the building-code change called it a practical matter that also will benefit people who identify as transgender. Metro Council voted... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Nashville expands rules for unisex restroomsNASHVILLE — Tennessee's capital city broadened its exceptions for single-toilet
Nashville expands rules for unisex restrooms
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 3 days ago
NASHVILLE — Tennessee's capital city broadened its exceptions for single-toilet unisex restrooms, and the sponsor of the building-code change called it a practical matter that also will benefit people who identify as transgender. Metro Council voted... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Nashville expands rules for unisex restroomsNASHVILLE — Tennessee's capital city broadened its exceptions for single-toilet
Nashville expands rules for unisex restrooms
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
NASHVILLE — Tennessee's capital city broadened its exceptions for single-toilet unisex restrooms, and the sponsor of the building-code change called it a practical matter that also will benefit people who identify as transgender. Metro Council voted... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Nashville expands rules for unisex restroomsNASHVILLE — Tennessee's capital city broadened its exceptions for single-toilet
Nashville expands rules for unisex restrooms
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 3 days ago
NASHVILLE — Tennessee's capital city broadened its exceptions for single-toilet unisex restrooms, and the sponsor of the building-code change called it a practical matter that also will benefit people who identify as transgender. Metro Council voted... Read more
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11 News Houston
Nashville expands rules for unisex restroomsNASHVILLE — Tennessee's capital city broadened its exceptions for single-toilet
Nashville expands rules for unisex restrooms
11 News Houston / Posted 3 days ago
NASHVILLE — Tennessee's capital city broadened its exceptions for single-toilet unisex restrooms, and the sponsor of the building-code change called it a practical matter that also will benefit people who identify as transgender. Metro Council voted... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Nashville expands rules for unisex restroomsNASHVILLE — Tennessee's capital city broadened its exceptions for single-toilet
Nashville expands rules for unisex restrooms
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 3 days ago
NASHVILLE — Tennessee's capital city broadened its exceptions for single-toilet unisex restrooms, and the sponsor of the building-code change called it a practical matter that also will benefit people who identify as transgender. Metro Council voted... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Nashville expands rules for unisex restroomsNASHVILLE — Tennessee's capital city broadened its exceptions for single-toilet
Nashville expands rules for unisex restrooms
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 3 days ago
NASHVILLE — Tennessee's capital city broadened its exceptions for single-toilet unisex restrooms, and the sponsor of the building-code change called it a practical matter that also will benefit people who identify as transgender. Metro Council voted... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Nashville expands rules for unisex restroomsNASHVILLE — Tennessee's capital city broadened its exceptions for single-toilet
Nashville expands rules for unisex restrooms
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 3 days ago
NASHVILLE — Tennessee's capital city broadened its exceptions for single-toilet unisex restrooms, and the sponsor of the building-code change called it a practical matter that also will benefit people who identify as transgender. Metro Council voted... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Nashville expands rules for unisex restroomsNASHVILLE — Tennessee's capital city broadened its exceptions for single-toilet
Nashville expands rules for unisex restrooms
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 3 days ago
NASHVILLE — Tennessee's capital city broadened its exceptions for single-toilet unisex restrooms, and the sponsor of the building-code change called it a practical matter that also will benefit people who identify as transgender. Metro Council voted... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Nashville expands rules for unisex restroomsNASHVILLE — Tennessee's capital city broadened its exceptions for single-toilet
Nashville expands rules for unisex restrooms
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 3 days ago
NASHVILLE — Tennessee's capital city broadened its exceptions for single-toilet unisex restrooms, and the sponsor of the building-code change called it a practical matter that also will benefit people who identify as transgender. Metro Council voted... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Nashville expands rules for unisex restroomsNASHVILLE — Tennessee's capital city broadened its exceptions for single-toilet
Nashville expands rules for unisex restrooms
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 3 days ago
NASHVILLE — Tennessee's capital city broadened its exceptions for single-toilet unisex restrooms, and the sponsor of the building-code change called it a practical matter that also will benefit people who identify as transgender. Metro Council voted... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Nashville expands rules for unisex restroomsNASHVILLE — Tennessee's capital city broadened its exceptions for single-toilet
Nashville expands rules for unisex restrooms
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 3 days ago
NASHVILLE — Tennessee's capital city broadened its exceptions for single-toilet unisex restrooms, and the sponsor of the building-code change called it a practical matter that also will benefit people who identify as transgender. Metro Council voted... Read more
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First Coast News
Nashville expands rules for unisex restroomsNASHVILLE — Tennessee's capital city broadened its exceptions for single-toilet
Nashville expands rules for unisex restrooms
First Coast News / Posted 3 days ago
NASHVILLE — Tennessee's capital city broadened its exceptions for single-toilet unisex restrooms, and the sponsor of the building-code change called it a practical matter that also will benefit people who identify as transgender. Metro Council voted... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Nashville expands rules for unisex restroomsNASHVILLE — Tennessee's capital city broadened its exceptions for single-toilet
Nashville expands rules for unisex restrooms
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 3 days ago
NASHVILLE — Tennessee's capital city broadened its exceptions for single-toilet unisex restrooms, and the sponsor of the building-code change called it a practical matter that also will benefit people who identify as transgender. Metro Council voted... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Nashville expands rules for unisex restroomsNASHVILLE — Tennessee's capital city broadened its exceptions for single-toilet
Nashville expands rules for unisex restrooms
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 3 days ago
NASHVILLE — Tennessee's capital city broadened its exceptions for single-toilet unisex restrooms, and the sponsor of the building-code change called it a practical matter that also will benefit people who identify as transgender. Metro Council voted... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Nashville expands rules for unisex restroomsNASHVILLE — Tennessee's capital city broadened its exceptions for single-toilet
Nashville expands rules for unisex restrooms
KTVB Boise / Posted 3 days ago
NASHVILLE — Tennessee's capital city broadened its exceptions for single-toilet unisex restrooms, and the sponsor of the building-code change called it a practical matter that also will benefit people who identify as transgender. Metro Council voted... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Nashville expands rules for unisex restroomsNASHVILLE — Tennessee's capital city broadened its exceptions for single-toilet
Nashville expands rules for unisex restrooms
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 3 days ago
NASHVILLE — Tennessee's capital city broadened its exceptions for single-toilet unisex restrooms, and the sponsor of the building-code change called it a practical matter that also will benefit people who identify as transgender. Metro Council voted... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Nashville expands rules for unisex restroomsNASHVILLE — Tennessee's capital city broadened its exceptions for single-toilet
Nashville expands rules for unisex restrooms
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 3 days ago
NASHVILLE — Tennessee's capital city broadened its exceptions for single-toilet unisex restrooms, and the sponsor of the building-code change called it a practical matter that also will benefit people who identify as transgender. Metro Council voted... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Nashville expands rules for unisex restroomsNASHVILLE — Tennessee's capital city broadened its exceptions for single-toilet
Nashville expands rules for unisex restrooms
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 3 days ago
NASHVILLE — Tennessee's capital city broadened its exceptions for single-toilet unisex restrooms, and the sponsor of the building-code change called it a practical matter that also will benefit people who identify as transgender. Metro Council voted... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Nashville expands rules for unisex restroomsNASHVILLE — Tennessee's capital city broadened its exceptions for single-toilet
Nashville expands rules for unisex restrooms
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
NASHVILLE — Tennessee's capital city broadened its exceptions for single-toilet unisex restrooms, and the sponsor of the building-code change called it a practical matter that also will benefit people who identify as transgender. Metro Council voted... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Nashville expands rules for unisex restroomsNASHVILLE — Tennessee's capital city broadened its exceptions for single-toilet
Nashville expands rules for unisex restrooms
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 3 days ago
NASHVILLE — Tennessee's capital city broadened its exceptions for single-toilet unisex restrooms, and the sponsor of the building-code change called it a practical matter that also will benefit people who identify as transgender. Metro Council voted... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Concerns over recent demolition ariseconcern to the city that the lot resulting from the demolition is not graded pr
Concerns over recent demolition arise
The Mining Journal / Posted 3 days ago
concern to the city that the lot resulting from the demolition is not graded properly and is not compliant with residential building code. A June 17 email from the Watts to DDA Members and Ishpeming City Manager Mark Slown states that the grade of... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Nearly 200 SoCal cities unprepared for ‘the big one,’ experts sayurge education about the realities of the impact of a disaster, promote the str
Nearly 200 SoCal cities unprepared for ‘the big one,’ experts say
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
urge education about the realities of the impact of a disaster, promote the strength of communities, and address gaps in building codes. “With this initiative, we want to help build a more resilient Southern California, one where communities... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
East Ridge Hotel/Motel Operators Say Ordinance Designed To Prevent Another Superior Creek Lodge Needs Tweakingstarted, more problems were discovered than were first known. He said the crew
East Ridge Hotel/Motel Operators Say Ordinance Designed To Prevent Another Superior Creek Lodge Needs Tweaking
The Chattanoogan / Posted 4 days ago
started, more problems were discovered than were first known. He said the crew has gone over and above meeting fire and building code requirements. He said it is fully sprinkled. The property is now owned by John Patel and his brothers, he... Read more
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BC Local News
OBSERVATORY: Mayor believes project was not well plannedneeded,” said Hawes. That leaves $75,000 to finish the building – much less tha
OBSERVATORY: Mayor believes project was not well planned
BC Local News / Posted 4 days ago
needed,” said Hawes. That leaves $75,000 to finish the building – much less than the amount estimated by council. “The building code requirements in a public building are actually quite different than in a private residence; much, much more... Read more
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Mission City Record
OBSERVATORY: Mayor believes project was not well plannedneeded,” said Hawes. That leaves $75,000 to finish the building – much less tha
OBSERVATORY: Mayor believes project was not well planned
Mission City Record / Posted 4 days ago
needed,” said Hawes. That leaves $75,000 to finish the building – much less than the amount estimated by council. “The building code requirements in a public building are actually quite different than in a private residence; much, much more... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
County has busy farmers jumping through hoopswhen an inspector with the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit found fault with his b
County has busy farmers jumping through hoops
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 4 days ago
when an inspector with the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit found fault with his bunkhouses. The inspector got the Norfolk building department involved and it’s been downhill ever since. Today, VanBerlo worries that he might not have enough help... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
Council members back affordable housing pilot projectas �structural insulated panels.� For a 1,200-square-foot home, 10-12 wall and
Council members back affordable housing pilot project
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
as �structural insulated panels.� For a 1,200-square-foot home, 10-12 wall and roof panels would be constructed to local building code requirements in the factory, then shipped to the home siteand assembled in one day. Subcontractors then would... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Ivesdale rejects beekeeping requestArchitect John Whitlock told the school board that it was "too early to take an
Ivesdale rejects beekeeping request
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
Architect John Whitlock told the school board that it was "too early to take anything off the table," but also said building code changes since 1966 may complicate a second floor, even though portions of that addition were built with... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Gas station gets AirBNB revokedprocess which is through the site plan review, from a property maintenance code
Gas station gets AirBNB revoked
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 5 days ago
process which is through the site plan review, from a property maintenance code standpoint it's not safe, and from a building code perspective, you have to look at the safety of anyone who would be in that space staying overnight," said Megan... Read more
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