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Re: Building Codes used prior to 1927?

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I think you are right on target.  The 1927 was the first published code
book When the ICBO conference convene in Phoenix Arizona.  I may stand
corrected on this but I researched this subject about four years ago and
that's what I recall I found.
Samir Ghasn, P.E.
Harris & Associates
At 02:42 PM 10/20/2000 -0700, you wrote:
>Does anyone know what building codes were used to design buildings prior to
>1927, the year that the first edition of the Uniform Building Code was
>published.  I know "The Code of Hammurabi was used back in 3000 BC" but that
>is too far back for me.  I am primarily concerned about northern california.
>Thanks for your help
>Marlou B. Rodriguez
>Biggs Cardossa Associates Inc.
>Structural Engineers
>1871 The Alameda, Suite 200
>San Jose, California 95126