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Alert: VIKA Maryland, LLC is Responding to the COVID-19 Situation

We remain open and active under the federal critical infrastructure interpretive guidance provided by State of Maryland’s Office of Legal Counsel. Construction support, civil engineering, permitting, entitlement planning, and urban design staff are all maintaining business hours to provide deliverables and meet deadlines.

As a business centered on creating community, we are being vigilant in maintaining a safe environment for our staff, colleagues, and clients. Our protocols include social distancing, teleworking, and handling most meetings virtually. While most staff are teleworking, our office is staffed for deliveries, calls, and coordination. Please contact us with any questions or concerns regarding projects, schedules, and agency coordination that we can help with.

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IBC Code Adoption

May 26, 2020

The Montgomery County Council recently approved Executive Regulation 31-19 adopting the 2018 International Building Code (IBC), the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), the International Mechanical Code (IMC), the International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC), the International Residential Code (IRC), the International Swimming Pool and Spa Code (ISPSC), and the International Existing Building Code (IEBC) with amendments.

Becoming effective just last week, May 20th with a 60-day grace period, it’s an important time to review changes and determine whether updates to your plans will be necessary.  The resolution and regulation with amendments can be found here: Resolution 19-436, April 30 2020.