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Flood Resistant Provisions of the 2021 International Codes (2021)

The 2021 edition of the International Codes (I-Codes) contains provisions that meet or exceed the minimum flood-resistant design and construction requirements of the NFIP for buildings and structures. This page will contains the following documents, prepared by FEMA, related to the flood provisions of the 2021 I-Codes:

- A compilation of flood resistant provisions of the 2021 I-Codes (IBC, IRC, IEBC, IMC, IPC, IFGC, IFC, ISPSC, IPSDC, and ICC Performance Code)

- A summary of changes to the flood provisions from the 2018 I-Codes

2021 International Codes: Summary of Changes to Flood Provisions

This document summarizes the key changes to the flood provisions of the 2018 International Codes (I-Codes) that appear in the 2021 edition.

2021 International Building Code (Compilation of Flood Resistant Provisions, Prepared by FEMA)

This material contains information which is proprietary to and copyrighted by International Code Council, Inc.

Last updated April 7, 2021