AMD Codes & Standards

The AMD Codes & Standards section provides news and information specific to the millwork industry on new and existing codes, programs, and standards at both the state and federal level.

The content provided in this section is a resource and reference for information related to latest news items, as well as education, advocacy and networking opportunities on regulatory compliance matters, issues regarding building codes and standard development, and federal legislation and programs.

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Regulatory Agencies


The Building Codes Assistance Project - The Building Codes Assistance Project (BCAP) is a joint initiative of the Alliance to Save Energy, the Natural Resources Defense Council, and the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. BCAP's aim is to reduce building energy use by promoting the adoption, implementation and advancement of energy-efficient building codes and standards on the state and local levels and internationally.

California Building Standards Commission
The CBSC is responsible for administering California's building codes, including adopting, approving, publishing, and implementing codes and standards.

Florida Building Codes and Standards - Florida Building Codes and Standards staffs the Florida Building Commission (FBC), which is responsible for the Florida Building Code. The Florida Building Code incorporates building, electric, plumbing, mechanical, and administrative codes—accessibility, energy, coastal, manufactured, and state agency codes.

International Code Council – The International Codes Council (ICC) is a membership association dedicated to building safety and fire prevention. ICC develops the codes and standards used to construct residential and commercial buildings, including homes and schools.

North Carolina Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) – The OSFM is made up of six divisions: Engineering and Codes; Manufactured Building; Risk Management; Fire and Rescue Training and Inspections; Fire and Rescue Commission; and Programs, Prevention and Grants. The OSFM is responsible for administering the state building code, training fire and rescue personnel, securing property insurance for state-owned buildings, and reviewing construction plans for state building projects.

For a complete listing of state code entities, click on the following Members-only link.