ICC/NSSA Standard for the Design and Construction of Storm Shelters
|Publication Date:||1 January 2020|
This standard applies to the design, construction, installation and inspection of storm shelters constructed for the purpose of providing protection from tornadoes, hurricanes and other severe windstorms. Storm shelters shall be constructed as either separate detached buildings or rooms or spaces within new or existing buildings. Design of facilities for use as emergency shelters after the storm is outside the scope of this standard.