On January 26, 2021, the Lake Stevens City Council approved Ordinance 1109 adopting the 2018 State Building Codes with an effective date of February 1, 2021, as mandated by the State of Washington. All designs submitted through permit applications received on or after February 1, 2021, must comply with the 2018 code editions.
On January 18, 2021, Governor Inslee announced an immediate repeal of SBCC's January 8, 2021 decision to further the delay the 2018 code implementation to July 1, 2021. As such, the effective date of February 1, 2021, has been reinstated as previously required by State law. More information can be found at https://www.wabo.org/