Monday, June 29, 2009

Re: Update: Dallas Cowboys roof Collapse

Stan Caldwell wrote:
> All municipalities in Texas have adopted building codes, usually
> versions of IBC. This includes Irving, Texas, the Dallas suburb where
> the practice facility is located. It is the rural,
> unincorporated areas of Texas where there are no building codes. Our
> many attempts to get legislation passed that would allow counties to
> adopt and enforce building codes beyond city limits have all ended in
> failure.
Oops, yeah, what Stan said (although I am not aware that ALL
incorporated towns have adopted building codes. I am aware of many that
have, but if ALL have done so, that's certainly a step in the right

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