If you know an exemplary individual or group whose contributions to building safety, code compliance, fire prevention, sustainability, public service or community service are commendable, nominate that person or group for an International Code Council award. Award recipients will be honored and recognized publicly for their accomplishments during the 2013 ICC Annual Conference in Atlantic City, N.J.

Nominations for the Bobby J. Fowler, Gerald H. Jones Code Official of the Year, Fire Service, Community Service, Affiliate and Raising the Profile awards will be accepted until July 1. Applications and details are available at www.iccsafe.org/2013Awards.

Nominations for the ICC National Leadership in Sustainability Award must be submitted by June 1. Applications and details are available www.iccsafe.org/GreenAward.

The Global Membership Award nomination deadline is July 15. Applications and details are available at www.iccsafe.org/GlobalAward.

The Bobby J. Fowler Award is named in honor of the first chairman of the ICC Board of Directors, a visionary for the consolidation of the model code industry. The award is presented to an individual whose contributions to the building safety industry advance ICC’s goals of achieving a safer built environment.

The Gerald H. Jones Code Official of the Year Award is given to an individual whose contribution to the code enforcement profession is meritorious based on demonstrated professional abilities; is recognizable as an example for all members of the code enforcement profession; and furthered the cause of safety in the built environment within a jurisdiction, state or the country.

The ICC Fire Service Award is presented to an ICC Member whose service, professional abilities and leadership has been exemplary in the development of the ICC fire code and has served as an example to all fire prevention and fire protection professionals.

The ICC Affiliate Award is bestowed to a building industry professional who consistently demonstrates the qualities of integrity, professionalism and dedication through service to the profession and whose personal standards represent the spirit of public service to the development of codes and standards in the interest of public safety.

The ICC Community Service Award is conferred for meritorious service by an individual, organization, jurisdiction or community group that promotes public health, safety and welfare by initiating activities or actions which are considered to be above and beyond the normal expectations.

The Raising the Profile Award is presented to an individual or organization for acts or contributions that raise the public awareness of accomplishments by code personnel that improve public safety in the built environment.

The National Leadership in Sustainability Award is presented for outstanding contributions to the growth and enhancement of sustainability in the built environment. Nominees can be an individual, an organization, an ICC Member, a notable public figure, or an affiliate of a closely aligned organization or agency. Nominators must be ICC Members.

The Global Membership Award is presented for an extraordinary contribution that furthers the global interests of the ICC and its Members. It promotes the importance of building safety around the world and the contributions of ICC’s international Members.

The International Code Council is a member-focused association. It is dedicated to developing model codes and standards used in the design, build and compliance process to construct safe, sustainable, affordable and resilient structures. Most U.S. communities and many global markets choose the International Codes.