Support Safer Building Legislation in New Jersey

Posted by NRMCA on Sep 12, 2016 10:30:00 AM

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. Learn More at

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