Iowa has a limited adoption of the 2015 IBC. It only applies to State-owned Buildings, State-financed buildings, Board of Regents facilities, modular and manufactured homes. Local jurisdictions can adopt any code they want as only the accessibility and energy portions of the 2015 IBC are required. (3/17/2019)
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