Marijuana and the Building Code | St. John | April 16, 2019
Marijuana and the Building Code
Location: St. John City Hall 8944 St. Charles Rock Rd. Cafeteria Level St John, Mo. 63114
Instructor: Steve Thomas
Mr. Thomas has over thirty-five years experience in working with building codes including plan reviews, inspections and administration. His firm provides building code consulting services for governmental agencies and architectural firms, as well as educational seminars on building codes. Starting a building code-consulting firm in 1999, he has served as the contract Building Official for local jurisdictions in Colorado. Mr. Thomas has served on several ICBO committees and served on the ICC Means of Egress Code Development Committee. He served as Chair of that committee for two code cycles. He is also the author of the books, Building Code Basics, Building Code Essentials, all available from ICC. He has presented building code classes for the last 30 years and provides an interesting and engaging look at building codes. Mr. Thomas enjoys promoting building codes and educating people on the use of the codes in their communities and/or business. Specialties: International Building Code, International Residential Code, Code Administration, Building Department Assessments.
- 8:00 a.m. Registration
- 8:30 a.m. Start
- 5:00 p.m. Finish
As passage of legalized marijuana sweeps across the country, inquiries for new and modifications to existing structures for such facilities have already begun.This fast-paced class has been created to discuss facilities – use, egress,electrical concerns, hazards (MAQs), mechanical (exhaust and ventilation),occupancies, plumbing issues, sprinklers and waste disposal. Further discussionwill address the potential impact of such legislation on the built environment,based on situations that have been encountered in other states that have previously passed similar legislation and what effects Washington’s law mighthave on local jurisdictions.