videoSupport safer building legislation in New Jersey
A recent poll found registered New Jersey voters are very supportive of the state making changes to construction codes in the wake of the 2015 Edgewater fire. According to the poll, New Jersey voters overwhelmingly support legislative changes to make buildings in the state more resistant to fires and natural disasters. This includes support for a requirement for concrete and steel frames for buildings over three stories high, as well as proposed legislation that would place limits on construction with wood.
New Poll Finds New Jersey Voters Support Building Code Changes in Wake of Disaster
New Jersey voters are very supportive of the state making changes to construction codes following the Edgewater fire. More than nine-in-every-ten voters (95%) is supportive of changes to construction codes. Read the full report here.
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A250 and S1448 will ensure that New Jersey residents will have access to affordable and safe housing at a time they need it most. Under this legislation, residents will be protected, and construction and developers will continue to thrive.