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