2014 Committee Action Hearing(Group C Codes)
April 27 – May 4, 2014Memphis Cook Convention CenterMemphis, Tennessee
The hearings in Memphis, will offer Code Council Members and others in the construction industry, including sustainable building and PMG professionals, an opportunity to voice their opinions and offer expertise to help ensure the 2015 edition of the International Green Construction Code (IgCC) effectively promotes safety, resiliency, sustainability and energy efficiency in the built environment of our communities.
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ICC Peninsula Chapter Meeting
9:45 A.M. Social / Coffee
Meeting starts promptly at 10:00 A.M.
Program Cost - $20.00
Mariani’s Restaurant, 2500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA
Agenda to come
Chapter 11B—known as Accessibility to Public Building, Public Accommodations, Commercial Buildings and Public Housing—was revised in its entirety for the current code cycle. The format now closely mirrors the Accessibility Guidelines from the United States Access Board. This seminar will present an overview of the organization of the Chapter, highlight key differences between the two documents, and bring attention to significant changes. Due to the limited time available, and the content of the material, the seminar will not focus on technical details.
LUIHSW units are available as Learning Units for AIA.
Kathryn Sedwick leads the plan check section of the City of San Jose’s Building Division. Kathryn hosts the monthly Tri-Chapter Uniform Code Committee Accessibility Discussion Group meeting where code professionals share their interpretation and implementation of the accessibility provisions to promote consistency across the region. She favors pink in her color choice for clothing.
Richard Halloran, CASp is the manager of the Technical Services Division of the City of San Francisco Department of Building Inspection and serves as Secretary to the Access Appeals Commission. He is currently the ADA coordinator for the Department, and was the manager of the Disabled Access Division for over five years. Rick has taught Disability Access Building Regulations at College of San Mateo since 1990, and is a founding member of the Certified Access Specialist Institute, CASI . Rick served on the CASI Board of Directors in 2011 as Membership Chairman.
Mark Nolfi, CBO, CASp is the Building Official for the City of Belmont. He is the point person for accessibility plan review and providing direction to design professionals, contractors, and the general public. He holds a Masters in Public Administration. He favors pink in his color choice for dress shirts.
COST (handouts, snacks, refreshments)
Note – lunch is not included
Late registration (1 week before seminar)
Reorganization of Chapter 11B California Building Code
Significant Changes to the 2013 California Residential Code
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Watsonville Civic Plaza Community Room, 275 Main St., Watsonville, CA 95076
Synopsis: This 6-hour seminar reviews and analyzes selected significant changes from the 2010 CRC to the 2013 CRC. It familiarizes building officials, fire officials, plans examiners, inspectors and design professionals with many of the significant changes in the 2013 CRC. It assists code users in identifying the specific code changes that have occurred, and more importantly, understanding the reason behind the change. Finally, it focuses on those code changes selected due to their frequency of application, special significance or change in application. This course uses the Significant Changes to the California Residential Code 2013 Edition. California amendments are discussed. Make sure to bring your 2013 California Residential Code and your questions.
LUIHSW units are available as Learning Units for AIA. ICC CEUs are available.
Instructor, Paul Armstrong, P.E.:
Mr. Paul Armstrong, P.E., is responsible for the development of the Building Safety Service line in Southern California. Most of his career has been in the model code organizations in the development of codes and other technical services. His tasks have included secretariat to many of the previous ICBO code development committees and was secretariat of the ICC Residential Code drafting committee and the ICC International Zoning Code drafting committee. He participates on many national and local committees and assists in state and local code adoption issues. He supervised the plan review services and Code Development staff at ICBO and was responsible for providing technical assistance to ICC membership; providing quick and accurate technical information through various media and upgrading the image of code enforcement officials, the construction industry and ICC staff. He has a strong background in many of the major building codes with at least 14 years’ experience in the building codes and standards industry, strong knowledge in the ANSI A117.1, FHAct, ADA, CA Title 24 accessibility regulations and related laws and ordinances.
COST (includes handouts, snacks, refreshments, and lunch)
For more information regarding any of our seminar offerings, please contact one of our joint
Chapter Education Committee members:
Significant Changes to the 2013 California Residential Code - 20140520
Membership in the Peninsula Chapter provides an opportunity to keep up to date on the activities of the ICC and code adoption status. Plus it also serves as a forum to discuss code changes, interpretations, and updates.
John LaTorra, Treasurer Peninsula Chapter ICC237 Beresford Ave. Redwood City, CA 94061 [email protected]