About the International Code Council

The International Code Council is the leading global source of model codes and standards and building safety solutions that include product evaluation, accreditation, technology, training, and certification. The Code Council's codes, standards, and solutions are used to ensure safe, affordable, and sustainable communities and buildings worldwide.

The International Code Council (ICC) family of solutions includes the ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES), S.K. Ghosh Associates, the International Accreditation Service (IAS), General Code, ICC NTA, ICC Community Development Solutions. Alliance for National & Community Resilience (ANCR), and Progressive Engineering Inc., which are dedicated to the construction of safe, sustainable, affordable and resilient structures. Find out more about each of our individual family of solutions here.

For more information about the Code Council, view our overview video, read our annual report our overview brochure, and our 2025 strategic plan.

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Creating safe, affordable, and sustainable buildings and communities.


To provide the codes, tools, and resources that members rely on, building safety professionals turn to, and manufacturers and the public trust.

Core Values:

The International Code Council is the largest international association of building safety professionals. The Code Council is the trusted source of model codes and standards that establish the baseline for building safety globally and create a level playing field for builders and manufacturers. International Code Council building safety solutions draw directly from the expertise we develop in authoring the international codes and standards and apply that to product evaluation, accreditation, certification, codification, training, and technology.

The International Code Council is committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming environment for employees, members, partners and stakeholders of all backgrounds, races, ethnicities, genders and ages. We support diversity, equity and inclusion in the building safety industry. Our mission to protect the health, safety and welfare of people by creating safe buildings and communities is the basis for our beliefs. We strive to create safe spaces for everyone in our community to live, work and learn.


The International Code Council was established in 1994, with the goal of developing a single set of national model construction codes. It brought together three different organizations that had developed three separate sets of model codes throughout the U.S.: Building Offi­cials and Code Administrators International, Inc. (BOCA), International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO) and Southern Building Code Congress International, Inc. (SBCCI). Read more

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to providing a work environment free of harassment and discrimination.