Wood deck construction/Residential Fireblocking | University City | November 16th, 2018

Eventbrite - Wood deck construction/Residential Fireblocking | University City | November 16th, 2018
½ Day Wood Deck Construction 2018 IRC

Residential Deck Design & Construction: 

Plan reviewers, field inspectors, permit techs, and contractors attending this course will receive a wide spectrum of information needed to determine minimum requirements for deck construction.  Participants will have the opportunity to review new and old code sections, as well as partake in practical application scenarios.  This course will be of interest to architects, design professionals, contractors, code enforcers and plan reviewers.  Content covered in this course includes, but is not limited to:

  • Basic questions to ask with the deck application.
  • The mechanics of wood used in deck construction.
  • How to size joists, beams, posts, and concrete piers.
  • Proper specification and use of fasteners.
  • Reviewing construction documents and plot plans for permitting process…

 

½ Day Fireblocking & Draftstopping 2018 IRC

Fireblocking & Draftstopping:

In light wood frame construction, one of the most important and misunderstood elements of construction is fireblocking and draftstoping.  Installed to retard the migration of fire from concealed vertical spaces to concealed horizontal spaces, fireblocking serves as the primary method of preventing the rapid spread of fire in areas not easily viewed.  Course material will explain the code’s requirements and provide numerous illustrations of properly and improperly installed fireblocking.

Instructor: Russel Thornberg

 Who should attend: (per day)

  • Permit Technicians (CEU’s—.6)
  • Building Inspectors (CEU’s—.6)
  • Plans Examiners (CEU’s—.6)
  • Code Officials (CEU’s—.6)

Where / When:

Heman Park Community Center

975 Pennsylvania Ave.

University City, Mo. 63130

Sign-in / Breakfast: 8:30 am

Seminar: 9 am-4 pm

Registration:

Seminar Fee single day: MABOI Members: $80

Eventbrite - Wood deck construction/Residential Fireblocking | University City | November 16th, 2018

Wood deck construction/Residential Fireblocking | University City | November 16th, 2018

Eventbrite - Wood deck construction/Residential Fireblocking | University City | November 16th, 2018
½ Day Wood Deck Construction 2018 IRC

Residential Deck Design & Construction: 

Plan reviewers, field inspectors, permit techs, and contractors attending this course will receive a wide spectrum of information needed to determine minimum requirements for deck construction.  Participants will have the opportunity to review new and old code sections, as well as partake in practical application scenarios.  This course will be of interest to architects, design professionals, contractors, code enforcers and plan reviewers.  Content covered in this course includes, but is not limited to:

  • Basic questions to ask with the deck application.
  • The mechanics of wood used in deck construction.
  • How to size joists, beams, posts, and concrete piers.
  • Proper specification and use of fasteners.
  • Reviewing construction documents and plot plans for permitting process…

 

½ Day Fireblocking & Draftstopping 2018 IRC

Fireblocking & Draftstopping:

In light wood frame construction, one of the most important and misunderstood elements of construction is fireblocking and draftstoping.  Installed to retard the migration of fire from concealed vertical spaces to concealed horizontal spaces, fireblocking serves as the primary method of preventing the rapid spread of fire in areas not easily viewed.  Course material will explain the code’s requirements and provide numerous illustrations of properly and improperly installed fireblocking.

Instructor: Russel Thornberg

 Who should attend: (per day)

  • Permit Technicians (CEU’s—.6)
  • Building Inspectors (CEU’s—.6)
  • Plans Examiners (CEU’s—.6)
  • Code Officials (CEU’s—.6)

Where / When:

Heman Park Community Center

975 Pennsylvania Ave.

University City, Mo. 63130

Sign-in / Breakfast: 8:30 am

Seminar: 9 am-4 pm

Registration:

Seminar Fee single day: MABOI Members: $80

Eventbrite - Wood deck construction/Residential Fireblocking | University City | November 16th, 2018

Wood deck construction/Residential Fireblocking | University City | November 16th, 2018

Eventbrite - Wood deck construction/Residential Fireblocking | University City | November 16th, 2018
½ Day Wood Deck Construction 2018 IRC

Residential Deck Design & Construction: 

Plan reviewers, field inspectors, permit techs, and contractors attending this course will receive a wide spectrum of information needed to determine minimum requirements for deck construction.  Participants will have the opportunity to review new and old code sections, as well as partake in practical application scenarios.  This course will be of interest to architects, design professionals, contractors, code enforcers and plan reviewers.  Content covered in this course includes, but is not limited to:

  • Basic questions to ask with the deck application.
  • The mechanics of wood used in deck construction.
  • How to size joists, beams, posts, and concrete piers.
  • Proper specification and use of fasteners.
  • Reviewing construction documents and plot plans for permitting process…

 

½ Day Fireblocking & Draftstopping 2018 IRC

Fireblocking & Draftstopping:

In light wood frame construction, one of the most important and misunderstood elements of construction is fireblocking and draftstoping.  Installed to retard the migration of fire from concealed vertical spaces to concealed horizontal spaces, fireblocking serves as the primary method of preventing the rapid spread of fire in areas not easily viewed.  Course material will explain the code’s requirements and provide numerous illustrations of properly and improperly installed fireblocking.

Instructor: Russel Thornberg

 Who should attend: (per day)

  • Permit Technicians (CEU’s—.6)
  • Building Inspectors (CEU’s—.6)
  • Plans Examiners (CEU’s—.6)
  • Code Officials (CEU’s—.6)

Where / When:

Heman Park Community Center

975 Pennsylvania Ave.

University City, Mo. 63130

Sign-in / Breakfast: 8:30 am

Seminar: 9 am-4 pm

Registration:

Seminar Fee single day: MABOI Members: $80

Eventbrite - Wood deck construction/Residential Fireblocking | University City | November 16th, 2018

Wood deck construction/Residential Fireblocking | University City | November 16th, 2018

Eventbrite - Wood deck construction/Residential Fireblocking | University City | November 16th, 2018
½ Day Wood Deck Construction 2018 IRC

Residential Deck Design & Construction: 

Plan reviewers, field inspectors, permit techs, and contractors attending this course will receive a wide spectrum of information needed to determine minimum requirements for deck construction.  Participants will have the opportunity to review new and old code sections, as well as partake in practical application scenarios.  This course will be of interest to architects, design professionals, contractors, code enforcers and plan reviewers.  Content covered in this course includes, but is not limited to:

  • Basic questions to ask with the deck application.
  • The mechanics of wood used in deck construction.
  • How to size joists, beams, posts, and concrete piers.
  • Proper specification and use of fasteners.
  • Reviewing construction documents and plot plans for permitting process…

 

½ Day Fireblocking & Draftstopping 2018 IRC

Fireblocking & Draftstopping:

In light wood frame construction, one of the most important and misunderstood elements of construction is fireblocking and draftstoping.  Installed to retard the migration of fire from concealed vertical spaces to concealed horizontal spaces, fireblocking serves as the primary method of preventing the rapid spread of fire in areas not easily viewed.  Course material will explain the code’s requirements and provide numerous illustrations of properly and improperly installed fireblocking.

Instructor: Russel Thornberg

 Who should attend: (per day)

  • Permit Technicians (CEU’s—.6)
  • Building Inspectors (CEU’s—.6)
  • Plans Examiners (CEU’s—.6)
  • Code Officials (CEU’s—.6)

Where / When:

Heman Park Community Center

975 Pennsylvania Ave.

University City, Mo. 63130

Sign-in / Breakfast: 8:30 am

Seminar: 9 am-4 pm

Registration:

Seminar Fee single day: MABOI Members: $80

Eventbrite - Wood deck construction/Residential Fireblocking | University City | November 16th, 2018

Legal Aspects/Advanced Legal Aspects | Maryland Heights | October 16th-17th, 2018

Please note that this seminar is two 1 day seminars with different topics, introduction and advanced, both related to legal aspects. You may attend either day or at a discounted rate if you attend both days. Please choose the ticket correctly when registering.

Eventbrite - Legal Aspects of Code Administration | Maryland Heights City Hall | Oct. 16th and 17th

Seminar Day 1: Legal Aspects of Code Administration

Seminar Day 2: Advanced Legal Aspects for Building Code Officials

Instructor: Linda S. Pieczynski is a former assistant state’s attorney and former municipal prosecutor in DuPage County, Illinois.  She devotes her legal practice to teaching and writing about the legal aspects of code administration including building, property maintenance, fire and zoning codes. She conducts training nationwide for the International Code Council (ICC).  She is the author of numerous code related books including The Building Process Simplified, The Building Official’s and Inspector’s Guide to Codes, Forms and Complaints, The Residential Inspector’s Guide to Codes, Forms and Complaints, The Fire Inspector’s Guide to Codes, Forms and Complaints, and The Property Maintenance Inspector’s Guide to Codes, Forms and Complaints, all published by Cengage.  She also has served as editor of revisions to the Legal Aspects of Code Administration published by ICC.

 

DAY 1 COURSE DESCRIPTION: Participants will be provided guidelines for effective code administration and enforcement of the legal aspects of the code for the building code official. The following topics will be covered during the seminar: legal concepts, identifying responsible parties, gathering evidence, property law concepts, right of entry, liability preparing a case for court, and testifying effectively.

 GOAL: Participants will be able to apply effective building code administration and enforcement techniques to assist them in executing the legal aspects of their job

 Objectives: Upon completion of this seminar, participants will be better able to:

  • Recognize the complacency cycle and its effect on code enforcement and administration.
  • Apply key legal concepts.
  • Identify and trace the source of the code official’s legal authority.
  • Describe how laws originate and the building code official’s involvement in the court system.
  • Identify the responsible parties for purposes of issuing permits and notices of violation.
  • Gather evidence that substantiates a code violation.
  • Conduct inspections in a manner that complies with the Fourth Amendment.
  • Reduce exposure to liability lawsuits.
  • Explain the court process and the code official’s role in court proceedings.
  • Prepare oneself properly as a witness.

Outline of Day 1 Seminar 

  1.  Legal Concepts
  2. Responsible party
  3. Property law concepts
  4. Gathering evidence
  5. Foreclosure
  6. Right of Entry
  7. Liability
  8. Testifying Effectively/Going to Court
  9. Summary – Q&A

DAY 2 COURSE DESCRIPTION: In addition to reviewing key concepts necessary for legal aspects of building code administration, Participants will be provided more in-depth material for effective code administration and enforcement of the legal aspects of the code for the code official. The following topics will be covered during the seminar: powers and duties of the building code official, permits, inspections, certificates of occupancy, unsafe structures, overcrowding, hoarding, rental inspections, administrative search warrants, using zoning ordinances to obtain compliance and effective techniques for enforcement, and using internet databases for corporate, LLC and real estate records.

Goal: Participants will be able to apply effective building code administration and enforcement techniques to assist them in executing the legal aspects of their job.

 Objectives: Upon completion of this seminar, participants will be better able to:

  • Identify the source and legal basis for their duties and powers.
  • Gather information that will enable the building official or inspector to identify the proper legal entity so that the correct person or company is given permits, stop work orders, certificates of occupancy, notices of violation and complaints.
  • Effectively enforce provisions of the model codes.
  • Avoid common mistakes made by building officials and reduce civil liability.
  • Apply the legal principles of the model codes to actual field situations.
  • Conduct constitutionally valid inspections.
  • Identify multiple ways to deal with unsafe structures
  • Understand the complexity of hoarding cases
  • Use zoning ordinances in enforcing building code problems
  • Be able to choose the right venue for enforcement

Outline of Day 2 Seminar 

  1. Legal Basis for the Building Official’s Duties and Responsibilities
  2. Review of Responsible Party Issues and Using the Internet for Research
  3. Permit and Plan review issues
  4. Unsafe Structures and Equipment
  5. Review of Right of Entry and Administrative Search Warrants
  6. Hoarding
  7. Using Zoning as an Enforcement Tool
  8. Overcrowding
  9. Administrative hearings vs. court proceedings

 Who should attend: (per day)

  • Permit Technicians (CEU’s—.6)
  • Building Inspectors (CEU’s—.6)
  • Plans Examiners (CEU’s—.6)
  • Code Officials (CEU’s—.6)

Where / When:

Maryland Heights City Hall 11911 Dorsett Rd. Maryland Heights, Mo. 63043

Sign-in / Breakfast: 8:30 am

Seminar: 9 am-4 pm

Registration:

Seminar Fee single day: MABOI Members: $80

Seminar Fee both days: MABOI Members: $140

Includes: breakfast, seminar, and lunch

Pre-registration is required

Seating limited to 60 people

Information:

PAYMENTS: 12685 Dorsett Rd #308, Maryland Heights, MO 63043

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