Mass Timber Construction Added to Building Code
As of January 1st, 2022, the Mass Timber Construction provisions only, of the 2021 International Building Code and 2021 International Fire Code have been adopted.
Mass Timber is a sustainable construction practice that utilizes a renewable resource.
Three additional Types of Construction have been added, (IV-A, IV-B, IV-C) into the building code. This allows larger and taller buildings to be constructed of wood products.