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Annual Progress Report for Streamlining the Nation's Building Regulatory Process Project. For Grant Period: December 1997 to October 1998.


pdf icon Annual Progress Report for Streamlining the Nation's Building Regulatory Process Project. For Grant Period: December 1997 to October 1998. (5243 K)
National Conference of States on Building Codes and Standards, Inc.

NIST GCR 98-764; 58 p. October 1998.

Sponsor:

National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD

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National Technical Information Service (NTIS), Technology Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Springfield, VA 22161.
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Order number: PR99-115974

Keywords:

building codes; standards; regulations

Abstract:

This report describes the progress made during the second 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 54 national partners and funding from Federal agencies and in-kind services. This report includes: 1) Executive summaries and implementation plans of the 28 model programs produced since the Project's inception, presenting examples of innovative regulatory processes and administrative tools submitted by various jurisdictions across the United States. 2) Chart describing the elements of a complete building regulatory system. 3) An analysis of the elements already covered by models developed in this project. 4) A summary of next steps to be taken in this project as it progresses into the third year. 5) A summary of in-kind services provided by NCSBCS and 54 other national partners in this initiative. 6) A disk containing a Power Point presentation on the Streamlining project. 7) Several news articles on the project. 8) Agendas for upcoming NCSBCS in-kind Symposium and Workshops.