Facilitating Affordability, Sustainability and Regulatory Consistency through Standards for Off-site Construction

Construction and Codes

Resolved that National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) support the adoption, at the federal, state, and local levels, including beneficial amendments made during the adoption process, of a coordinated set of off-site construction process standards, which includes ICC/MBI Standard 1200-2021 Off-site Construction Planning, Design, Fabrication, and Assembly and ICC/MBI Standard 1205-2021 Off-site Construction Inspection and Regulatory Compliance;

Be if further resolved NAHB support amendments or exceptions to ensure structural panels or structural products already covered by International Building Code special inspections for fabricated items or standard building department inspections are not subject to off-site construction standards, or to address other conflicts identified by NAHB’s Construction, Codes and Standards Committee;

Be if further resolved that NAHB partner with the International Code Council and other affiliated stakeholders to enhance the training and education on off-site construction and the need for regulatory consistency through the implementation of off-site construction standards to ensure benefits and efficiencies are realized.

Resolution originally adopted: 2023.6, Resolution No. 2

Committee with primary jurisdiction: Building Systems Council

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