Original publisher: [Washington, D.C.: Federal Emergency Management Agency]: International Code Council, 2005. OCLC Number: (OCoLC)262841256 Subject: Floodplain management -- United States. Excerpt: ... 1. Introduction 1. Introduction 1.1 Purpose of This Guide This guide is intended to help community officials decide how to (r) (r) integrate the International Codes ( I-Codes ) into their current floodplain development and regulatory processes in order to meet the requirements to participate in the National Flood Insurance Program ( NFIP ). Careful attention is required to ensure that all requirements of the NFIP are addressed by communities through both building codes and other ordinances or regulations. Adoption of one or more of the I-Codes, by themselves, does not necessarily meet those requirements. This guide is not intended as an endorsement of any specific approach for achieving effective management of flood hazards, nor does it explain the NFIP requirements and how to administer them. References and online resources are listed in Appendix A. 1.2 The I-Codes and the NFIP ______________________ This guide covers the family of codes known as the I-Codes that were When the IBC is (r) (r) developed under the auspices of the International Code Council ( ICC ). adopted, the IRC is adopted by reference. Each code in the series either meets or exceeds the minimum If a state or commun-requirements of the NFIP with respect to the scope of each code: ity chooses not to (r) (r) The 2003 International Building Code ( IBC ) meets the minimum regulate one-and design and construction requirements of the NFIP for all buildings two-family dwellings and structures, including, by reference, one-and two-family through the IRC, it dwellings. Appendix G addresses other NFIP requirements such as must specifically map-related duties, subdivisions, site work, manufactured homes, exclude the IRC in its recreational vehicles, underground and above-ground storage tanks, Ordinance foThis guide is not intended as an endorsement of any specific approach for achieving effective management of flood hazards, nor does it explain the NFIP requirements and how to administer them.
|Title||:||Reducing Flood Losses Through the International Codes|
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