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Flood Resistant Provisions of the 2018 International Codes (2018)

The 2018 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 contains the following documents, prepared by FEMA, related to the flood provisions of the 2018 I-Codes:

- A compilation of flood resistant provisions of the 2018 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 2015 I-Codes

- A checklist that can be used to guide floodplain managers, building officials, and designers as they compare the flood provisions of the 2018 I-Codes and ASCE 24-14 to the minimum requirements of the NFIP. It is based on the standard checklist used by FEMA and States to review local floodplain management regulations/ordinances to determine whether such regulations and ordinances are complete for the purpose of participating in the NFIP

- Highlights of ASCE 24-14, Flood Resistant Design and Construction, a referenced standard in the 2018 IBC and IRC

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Icon for file of type application/pdf2018 International Building Code (Compilation of Flood Resistant Provisions, Prepared by FEMA)

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

0.37MJanuary 16, 2018
Icon for file of type application/pdf2018 I-Codes: Summary of Changes to Flood Provisions
0.02MJanuary 17, 2018
Icon for file of type application/pdfNFIP - 2018 I-Codes and ASCE 24 Checklist

IBC (and Appendix G), IMC, IPC, IFGC, IRC, and IEBC.

0.38MJanuary 16, 2018
Icon for file of type application/pdfHIGHLIGHTS of ASCE24-14: Flood Resistant Design and Construction
0.11MJuly 1, 2015