Annual Progress Report for Streamlining the Nation's Building Regulatory Process Project. September 1996-November 1997.
Annual Progress Report for Streamlining the Nation's
Building Regulatory Process Project. September
Wible, R.; Cote, M.
NIST GCR 98-741; 87 p. December 1997.
Sponsor:National Institute of Standards and Technology,
Available from: National Technical Information Service
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building codes; standards
This report describes the progress made during the first
year of the Streamlining the Nation's Building
Regulatory Process Project, conceived and initiated by
the National Conference of States on Building Codes and
Standards, Inc., (NCSBCS) with the assistance of
fifty-five national partners and funding from federal
agencies and in-kind services. Assisting NCSBCS in the
conduct of this project is the Council of State and
Community Development Agencies (COSCDA). This report
includes executive summaries of more than forty case
studies of improved regulatory processes and
administrative tools submitted by various jurisdications
across the United States. The report also includes a
summary of "next steps," in the project which are
proposed project deliverables during the second year of