Building Department

Internationa Code Council

Preparedness Guide

Earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, wildfires, winter storms–depending on where you live, you might find yourself at risk of one or more of these natural disasters. And while not all natural disasters are the same, and some certainly vary in terms of severity, there are a number of general safety tips and precautions that you can take to ensure that your family, home and community are prepared for when natural disaster strikes.

 Preparedness Guide

Why are building codes important?

Fact: Hurricane Andrew was the 3rd costliest disaster in the U.S. after Hurricane Katrina and 9/11!

 National Building Code Assessment Report

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