Facts and Figures about BCEGS® Grades around the Country

This page leads you to information describing the state of building code enforcement in the United States. The information can help you benchmark your community's level of enforcement against other cities and towns in your state and in the country as a whole.

Follow the links to:

  • Distributions of communities by state: 

Customized reports
For information about your own community's building code enforcement, a customized BCEGS report is available by mail from ISO. The report contains details of the latest ISO review of your community's building code adoption and enforcement services (that is, your BCEGS grading). The report is available, free of charge, to your community's building official or chief administrative official.

Please mail your request on building department letterhead or your chief administrative official's letterhead to:

Community Hazard Mitigation Division
545 Washington Boulevard, 18-11
Jersey City, NJ 07310-1686


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