The State Board of Building Regulations and Standards will hold a public hearing pursuant to Chapter 30A and Chapter 143, §§94 and 97, to hear testimony on petitions to:

  • Replace the present 6 th Edition State Building Code with a new 7 th Edition State Basic Building Code as such relates to other than one- and two-family stand-alone dwellings.
  • Consider petitions affecting the 7 th Edition Basic Building Code relative to height and area, fire resistance and fire wall requirements.
  • Further amend the 7 th Edition Building Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings, addressing, but not limited to, basic wind speeds, wind design, snow load design, typographical and grammatical corrections.

Date, Time and Place of Public Hearing
Tuesday, November 6, 2007 @ 1:00 p.m.,
Hurley Building, 19 Staniford Street, 6th Floor, Minihan Hall
Boston, MA 02108

A copy of the proposed Regulations will be available on 10/16/07 for examination at www.mass.gov/dps.

All persons desiring to file written comments regarding on any of these petitions must file same with

Robert Anderson, Administrator, Board of Building Regulations and Standards, One

Ashburton Place, Room 1301, Boston, MA 02108, no later than December 6, 2007.