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Codes, Standards, and Permitting (FEMA P-2177)

FEMA 2021, DRR, permitting, SSG

August 9, 2021

This report (FEMA P-2177) focuses on the use of hazard-resistant provisions of building codes and standards. The recommendations resulting from building performance and forensic assessments help FEMA coordinate with agencies and organizations to assess the hazard-resistant provisions of the adopted building codes and standards. In addition, recommendations support community development of long-term strategies to reduce future damage and impacts from storms and improve community resilience.

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