Author: Chris Gaw

Job Opportunity – Part time Property Maintenance Inspector | City of Collinsville Il

City of Collinsville | Job Announcement PART-TIME PROPERTY MAINTENANCE INSPECTOR The City of Collinsville is accepting applications for the part-time position of Property Maintenance Inspector. Primary duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to: investigating violations of and pursuing compliance with the various sections of the City’s Municipal Code; performing limited plan review and inspecting buildings at various stages of construction for compliance with … Continue reading Job Opportunity – Part time Property Maintenance Inspector | City of Collinsville Il »

2015 IBC Building Classification | University City | THIS FRIDAY April 20th, 2018

TITLE: 2015 IBC Building Classification   COURSE DESCRIPTION: This seminar addresses the key issues of the 2015 International Building Code (IBC) regarding the proper classification of buildings. The process for correctly evaluating a building for code compliance relies on a systematic approach to the determination of occupancy classification and construction type. Everything starts with the correct building classification! A clear understanding of the classification process provides … Continue reading 2015 IBC Building Classification | University City | THIS FRIDAY April 20th, 2018 »

2015 IRC Wood Wall Bracing Provisions | University City | Friday May 25th, 2018

  TITLE: 2015 IRC Wood Wall Bracing Provisions COURSE DESCRIPTION:This seminar provides a comprehensive explanation of the 2015 International Residential Code (IRC) Wood Wall bracing requirements. The seminar will focus on basic requirements and clarify the application of wall bracing provisions in the IRC wall bracing Sections R602.10 thru R602.12. Goal: Participants will successfully apply the provisions of the 2015 IRC to case studies involving bracing … Continue reading 2015 IRC Wood Wall Bracing Provisions | University City | Friday May 25th, 2018 »

Important legislation everyone in our industry should be aware of. House Bill 2451

Restrictions on Issuance of Building Permits The House Professional Registration and Licensing Committee held a hearing on HB 2451 (Rep. Cross) on Wednesday, March 28. HB 2451 requires municipalities to review, inspect and either approve or deny an application for a residential building permit within five days of submission. Building permits are deemed approved if not acted upon within the mandated five-day time period. Occupancy permits must be acted upon one … Continue reading Important legislation everyone in our industry should be aware of. House Bill 2451 »