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  • February 04, 2021 8:13 AM | Anonymous

    Each two-hour course is recommended for front counter personnel and those who may be interested in preparing for the 2018 ICC Permit Technician Certification Exam. The 2015 or 2018 IBC, Legal Aspects of Code Administration, and any addition of the International Zoning Code (IZC).  All books are available at iccsafe.org. Register for a seat for all 5 modules the seat is transferrable to another staff member in your jurisdiction.  For questions, please contact OregonPermitTechs@gmail.com

    For more information or to register please visit http://www.optaonline.org/complete-permit-technician-5-part-webinar-series 

    Module 1: Wednesday February 17, 2021    8:30am-10:30 am
    Highlights of IBC Chapter 1 and Legal Aspects of Code Administration
     ICC PP Course # 24382 / 2 hr / 0.20 PP CEU
    Description: This two-hour course is intended to provide essential information contained in IBC Chapter 1 “Administration” including permit and application requirements, required submittal documents, temporary structures, Building Board of Appeals, stop work orders and highlights of Legal Aspects of Code Administration.
    Course Objectives:
          • Explain the basics behind code administration
          • What requires a permit and what does not
          • The importance of the permit and permit application
          • The Department of Building Safety and basic Building Official functions
          • Required submittal documents and document retention
          • The importance and functions of Board of Appeals
          • Stop work and violation requirements
          • Fundamentals of Legal Aspects of Code Administration

    Module 2: Wednesday February 24, 2021   8:30am-10:30am
    Highlights of IBC Occupancy Use Groups and Types of Construction
     ICC PP Course # 24384 / 2 hr / 0.20 PP CEU
    Description: This two-hour course is solely intended to provide essential information contained in IBC Chapter 3 “Occupancy Classification and Use” and Chapter 6 “Types of Construction” and how to recognize each of the various occupancy and construction types during submittal at the front counter. An overview of each chapter will be sufficiently presented providing attendees the ability to recognize each of the various occupancy classifications and types of construction as enumerated in the International Building Code. Pictorial examples of various occupancy groups will be provided.
    Course Objectives:
          • Impart the importance of properly classifying a building as to its occupancy group
          • Overview of each of the ten IBC Occupancy Groups and applicable subcategories
          • Maximum allowable quantities of hazardous materials
          • Mixed occupancies and mixed construction types
          • Identification of IBC Construction Types I-A through V-B
          • The difference between noncombustible and fire-resistive construction
          • The importance of occupancy and types of construction in relation to the plan review.

    Module 3: Wednesday March 3, 2021   8:30am-10:30am
    Basic Plan Review, Calculating Fees and IBC Required Inspections
     Course # 24385 / 2hr / 0.20 PP CEU
    Description: This two-hour course is intended to provide essential information in the areas of code administration, basic residential construction and structural components, standard inspection process, permit fee calculations, basic residential plan review, certificate of occupancy requirements, special inspections, and existing structures.
    Course Objectives:
          • Explain the basics behind code administration
          • How to manually calculate Permit and Plan Review Fees
          • Introduction to structural basics
          • Basic plan review components
          • Required inspections per the IBC
          • Introduction to Chapter 17 “Special Inspections”
         • Overview of the Certificate of Occupancy (Full and Temporary)

    Module 4: Wednesday March 10, 2021        8:30am-10:30am
    Highlights of the International Zoning Code

     PP Course # 24383 /2 hr / 0.20 PP CEU
    Description: This two-hour course is intended to provide essential information contained in the International Zoning Code (IZC), including Chapter 1, “Administration”, land use districts, Zoning Board of Appeals, pertinent definitions, accessory buildings, parking, signs, conditional use permits, existing buildings and Planned Unit Developments. An overview of each chapter will be sufficiently presented providing the attendees the ability to understand and locate pertinent topics in the IZC.
    Course Objectives:
          • In depth overview of Chapter 1, “Administration”
          • Overview of each land use district and their subcategories
          • Zoning regulatory boards
          • Definitions (setback, easement, building, R.O.W., etc.)
          • Identification of exempt and prohibited signs as well as other sign requirements and regulations
          • Requirements for existing buildings
          • Intricacies of a conditional use permit
          • The pros and cons of a Planned Unit Development

    Module 5:  Wednesday March 17, 2021    8:30am- 10:30am
    Highlights IBC Ch 12 Interior Environment

     PP Course #            / 2 hr / 0.20 PP CEU
    Description: This two-hour course is intended to provide essential information contained in Chapters 10 (Means of Egress) and 12 (Interior Environment) of the International Building Code. Chapter 10 will include an overview of a Means of Egress system and its various components, calculating occupancy loads, required number of doorways and how to get occupants out of the building in an emergency. Chapter 12, which is referenced on the ICC Permit Technician Certification Exam, will cover natural light and ventilation, room sizes and heights, temperature control, sound transmission and access to unoccupied spaces.
    Course Objectives:
          • General overview of Chapter 10, “Means of Egress”
          • The three components of a Means of Egress and their various requirements
          • How to calculate occupancy loads
          • How to calculate the required number of exits
          • Overview of Chapter 12, “Interior Environment”
          • How to determine the required amount of natural light and ventilation in areas
          • Determine minimum room sizes and ceiling heights
          • Determine Sound Transmission
          • Temperature control for various occupancies
          • Required access unoccupied spaces


  • January 11, 2021 11:01 AM | Anonymous

    WEBINAR COURSES

    Register At: SVABO.ORG

    The Sacramento Valley Association of Building Officials an ICC organization and Preferred Provider by the International Code Council is Proud to offer Webinar Training. Our programs are provided by nationally recognized instructors and speakers.

    This is the start of our 2021 SVABO.ORG Educational year, and we invite you to take advantage of these affordable two- and three-hour webinars that we are sure will meet with your busy work schedules. We provide three to four programs each month.

    Open to anyone!

    Customer Service Building Department 101: 2-Day Webinar
    January 7-8, 2021

    Register Here | Event Flyer

     

    Beyond the Complete Permit Tech Over the Counter Plan Reviews Webinar
    January 21, 2021

    Register Here | Event Flyer

     

    Residential Alternative Energy Systems: ESS, Solar, and Backup Generators
    January 27, 2021

    Register Here | Event Flyer

     

    Commercial Plan Review (Building)
    February 3-4, 2021

    Register Here | Event Flyer

     

    Residential Electrical Inspections: 2-Day Webinar (CEU: .6)
    February 10-11, 2021

    Register Here | Event Flyer

     

    “The Complete Permit Technician” Five-part series
    – presented by Steve Burger, CBO, LEED AP
    March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2021

    Register Here | Event Flyer

     

    Hoarding and the Building Codes: Webinar
    April 15, 2021

    Register Here | Event Flyer

     

    IBC/NEC Means of Egress Illumination (NEC) &
    Chapter 10 of the International Building Code (IBC)
    April 22, 2021

    Register Here | Event Flyer

     

    Building Department Effective Leadership Skills: 2-Day Webinar
    June 1-2, 2021

    Register Here | Event Flyer

    Should you have questions please contact us at education@svabo.org


  • December 22, 2020 8:35 AM | Anonymous

    Welcome to our brand-new website and membership & event registration software. Invoices were sent out today for 2021 memberships to everyone that was a member in 2020. If you were not a member in 2020 you are welcome to apply. Please visit the Membership page. Our Membership runs from January 1 through December 31 annually.


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