From: Roger Turk <73527.1356(--nospam--at)compuserve.com>
Date: Sat, 31 Mar 2001 00:22:59 -0500
I sure hope you're right, but I can't understand why a moratorium on code
change submittals would be necessary just to go to an 18 month hearing cycle.
In the back of my mind, I was wondering if this was to change to a
"performance based" code, whatever that is.
A. Roger Turk, P.E.(Structural)
Ben Yousefi wrote:
. > The reason for this, as far as I know, is that after 2002 code change
. > hearings are going to an 18 month cycle instead of yearly hearings which
. > we currently have. The rationale is that reviewing code changes every
. > year is somewhat overwhelming, especially for a code that is not even
. > widely adopted yet. So the purpose is to reduce the frequency of the
. > hearings not a complete overhaul. (I hope!)
. > Ben Yousefi, SE
. > San Jose, CA
. > In going over the ICBO/ICC code development meeting schedule on
. > the ICBO web
. > site, I noticed that there will be a code change moratorium in
. > 2003.
. > Does this mean that there will be another complete change in the
. > Building
. > Code; the third in as many code change cycles???
. > A. Roger Turk, P.E.(Structural)
. > Tucson, Arizona