IBC Mixed Occupancies /Special Building Types and Features | Election of Officers | Syberg’s – Dorsett | September 13, 2019


Morning Session: 2015 IBC Mixed Occupancies


Based on the provisions of IBC Section 508, this seminar addresses those special requirements applicable to buildings containing two or more occupancy classifications.The three mixed-occupancy options are presented along with examples and exercises that illustrate the proper application of the provisions.

Specific topics include:

  • Occupancy classification
  • Mixed occupancy conditions
  • Accessory occupancies
  • Nonseparated occupancies
  • Separated occupancies
  • Multi-story conditions

The following publications are recommended to ensure success in this course:

2015 International Building Code® (IBC®)

Course Objectives...

  • Identify incidental uses and understand how they differ from mixed-occupancy conditions
  • Define the concept for addressing mixed-occupancy buildings
  • Identify the three options that are available for regulating mixed-occupancy buildings
  • Describe the relationship of occupancy classification, allowable height, allowable area and occupancy separation to mixed-occupancy buildings

Afternoon Session: 2015 Special Building Types and Features


Based on selected provisions from Chapter 4, this seminar focuses on several special building types and features. High-rise buildings, underground buildings, parking garages are specialized buildings that have their own unique considerations. Atriums, stages, and platforms are building features that are evaluated in a special manner due to the hazards involved.The special detailed requirements and allowances set forth throughout Chapter 4 address a variety of uses and occupancies.

Specific topics include:

  • High-rise buildings
  • Underground buildings
  • Covered and Open Mall Buildings
  • Parking garages
  • Aircraft hangars
  • Atriums
  • Stages and platforms

The following publications are recommended to ensure success in this course:

2015 International Building Code® (IBC®)

 Course Objectives…

  • Identify those special building types and features that are regulated in IBC Chapter 4
  • Apply the special provisions applicable to high-rise buildings, underground buildings, parking garages, mall buildings and special amusement buildings
  • Apply the special provisions that regulate atriums, stages, platforms and storm shelters
  • Understand the scope and application of IBC Chapter 4

 Who should attend:

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

Where / When:

Sybergs 2430 Old Dorsett Rd, Maryland Heights, MO 63043

/ Breakfast: 8:30 am

Seminar: 9 am-4 pm


Seminar Fee: MABOI Members: FREE

Includes: breakfast, seminar, and lunch

Pre-registration is required

Seating limited to 100 people


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

Election slate:

Robert Poteet III,, President moves to past President

Eric Powers, moves to President

Joe Kovac, moves to Vice President

Neil Fick, moves to Exec Secretary

Dale Nicolas, Recording Secretary

Matt Whitwell, Membership Secretary

Jeff Carter, Treasurer

Chris Gaw, Director term ends 2021

David Astuto, Director term ends 2020

Mark Zaiontz, Director term ends 2020

Jeff Center, Director term ends 2021

Chris Schlumm, Director term ends 2021

Greg Tate, Director term ends 2020