NDBOA will be offering two scholarships to ICC’s 2015 Annual Business Meeting and Code Hearings in Long Beach, California this September. Details are in the attached application. These must be submitted no later than July 1, 2015 for consideration.
Wednesday, March 18th
1:00 PM – Executive Board Meeting
3:00 PM – General Business Meeting
Thursday and Friday, March 19th-20th
2012 IBC – Performing Nonstructural Plan Reviews
This two-day seminar will help participants better understand and apply the requirements of the 2012 International Building Code (IBC®) regarding the knowledge of performing a nonstructural plan review. When you complete this seminar, you will be able to determine whether a given set of building plans complies with the outlined requirements of the 2012 IBC.
The topics covered in this course are not all inclusive. Selected topics that mirror the plan review record are included and additional topics applicable to most construction projects are covered.
Instructor: Mike Giachetti has been with ICC for 11 years and is currently a senior staff engineer in ICC’s Chicago Regional Office Plan Review Department.
Most of his activities involve supervision of the plan review department.
In addition to his supervisory duties, he performs architectural and structural plan reviews of commercial and residential structures, provides interpretations of the International Codes, and assists with the development and updating of the codes. He teaches several building code seminars including Nonstructural and Structural Plan Review, Fundamentals of the International Building Code and Solving Means of Egress.
Previously, he has been the instructor for an on-line class on Residential and Non-Residential Plan Review for Red Rocks Community College in Colorado. He previously served as part of the ASTM D07 committee which was involved with wood analysis. He also served as part of the committee for the development of the International Existing Building Code. He holds both a Master of Science and Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Skold Companies and McKeon Doors are offering a pair of free seminars in November. They each offer five hours of continuing education for both the AIA and the ICC. Lunch is provided each day, as well! You can download more specifics on the chapters the seminars will cover. The classes will be held as follows:
Tuesday – November 18, 2014 in Fargo, ND
10:00 – 4:00
Hilton Garden Inn – Fargo
4351 17th Ave S.
Fargo, ND 58103
Wednesday – November 19, 2014 in Bismarck, ND
10:00 – 4:00
Radisson Hotel Bismarck
605 E. Broadway Avenue
Bismarck, ND 58501
http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/regform?oeidk=a07e9wp26mi89111666&c=f34b0ba0-00c0-11e4-82cb-d4ae52843dc7&ch=f3a20540-00c0-11e4-8319-d4ae52843dc7″>Seminar registration is available on-line.
The Fall, 2014 NDBOA General Business Meeting and Continuing Education are scheduled for September 10-12, 2014 at the C’Mon Inn in Fargo. A block of rooms has been set aside for NDBOA attendees.
The Executive Board Meeting and General Business Meeting will be held Wednesday, the 10th, and the individual classes will run the full days of the 11th and 12th. Adobe .pdf files containing the details for the courses as well as the registration and membership application are below.
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Legal Aspects and Ethics for Building Departments
Description: Legal Aspects and ethics for Building Departments-The first part of this one-day course provides individuals with guidelines for administering the legal aspects of code enforcement, prosecution and maintenance. Topics will include historical results of ignoring regulations, interpretation and application of pertinent laws and theories of legal liability. The second part will discuss ethics, with a discussion of “real world” issues that affect the perception and performance of the code enforcement staff.
Friday, September 12, 2014
IBC Advanced Means of Egress
Description: IBC Advanced Means of Egress-An advanced look at the means of egress requirements included in Chapter 10 of the International Building Code. The presentation will include detailed discussions on the design and review of the means of egress in unusual occupancies. Subjects included in the class are malls, assembly occupancies, special egress components, smoke proof enclosures, horizontal exits and exit passageways. Practical examples will be used to illustrate code requirements. This class is designed for those students that have a basic understanding of how the means of egress is designed and reviewed.
The instructor for both Thursday and Friday sessions will be STEPHEN L. THOMAS, CBO
President, Colorado Code Consulting, LLC
The NDBOA is offering two scholarships for members to attend the ICC Annual Business Meeting in September, 2014. You can download the application below. Any questions should be directed to one of the officers listed on the application.
The Spring, 2014 NDBOA General Business Meeting and Continuing Education are scheduled for April 2, 3, and 4, 2014 at the C’Mon Inn in Grand Forks. A block of rooms has been set aside through March 15th for NDBOA attendees.
The Executive Board Meeting and General Business Meeting will be held Wednesday, the 18th, and the individual classes will run the full days of the 19th and 20th. Microsoft Word documents containing the details for the courses as well as the registration and membership application are below.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
1:00 p.m. – Executive Board Meeting
3:00 p.m. – General Business Meeting
Thursday, April 3, 2014
2012 IBC Care Facilities Provisions
Description: This seminar will address provisions in the 2012 IBC and referenced standards relating to the design and construction of care facilities such as medical care, custodial care, ambulatory care and day care facilities. It will focus on the specific decision making needed to apply the provisions appropriately by highlighting the differences between the various types of care activities. Participants will listen to lecture, discuss examples and participate in activities that pertain to applying sections of the IBC to care facilities.
Friday, April 4, 2014
IBC Assembly Spaces
Description: This seminar will address the 2012 IBC requirements applicable to design and construction of assembly spaces. It will address the differences between the various Group A occupancies and how assembly uses may also fit within the business or educational occupancy classifications. The discussion will include the unique IBC criteria applicable to accessibility, fire protection and building size issues in assembly buildings.
The 2013 Annual Meeting of the North Dakota Building Officials Association featured the election of the new slate of officers. Pictured here are, from left, Bruce Taralson of Fargo, retiring Past President; Todd Johnson of Wahpeton, the new Past President; Christine Rose of Fargo, President; Steve Johnson of Grand Forks, Vice President; and Shawn Oradnik of Bismarck, Secretary-Treasurer. Others elected to the Board of Directors were Darrael Zaback, at-large representative; Doug Lalim, southwest representative; and Scott Boura, northeast representative. The three-day conference was held in Bismarck. The membership meeting included planning for the spring training event April 2-4, 2014 in Grand Forks and the next Annual Meeting in Fargo on September 10-12, 2014.
The Fall, 2103 NDBOA General Business Meeting and Continuing Education are scheduled for September 18, 19, and 20 at the Comfort Inn in Bismarck.
The Executive Board Meeting and General Business Meeting will be held Wednesday, the 18th, and the individual classes will run the full days of the 19th and 20th. Adobe Acrobat files containing the details for the courses as well as the registration and membership application are below.
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Spring, 2013 Seminar
March 7-8, 2013
Sleep Inn, Minot, ND
March 7, 2013
2012 IFGC Update – 3 hours and 2012 IMC Update – 3 hours
The 2012 IFGC Update introduces the major changes from the 2009 IFGC to the 2012 IFGC. The changes are identified in the handout along with the reasons for the changes and knowledge review questions. The information presented will allow for the application of these new code requirements to design, plan review, and/or inspection.
The 2012 IMC Update introduces the major changes from the 2009 IMC to the 2012 IMC. The changes are identified in the handout along with the reasons for the changes and knowledge review questions. The information presented will allow for the application of these new code requirements to design, plan review, and/or inspection.
March 8, 2013
2012 IMC Design, Installation, Inspection Principles – 6 hours (This is a Fundamentals seminar)
|This seminar highlights key provisions of the 20012 International Mechanical Code® (IMC®) and provides practice in applying key requirements. It reinforces learning by supplying immediate feedback or clarification. It walks participants through the content outline of the code book, and describes key sections.|
Dates: October 3, 4, and 5, 2012
Location: Doublewood Inn, Fargo (A block of rooms has been set aside for the North Dakota Building Officials’ Association.)
You can fill out your registration form on-line below but you will need to mail the check for your fee and membership dues, if needed. Lunch is provided October 4 and 5.
Wednesday, October 3:
- 1PM: Executive Board Meeting (open to board members only)
- 3PM: Business Meeting (open to all members) A change to the annual membership dues from $30.00 to $50.00 will be discussed and a vote held at this meeting.
Thursday, October 4:
- Significant Changes to the 2012 International Residential Code
Friday, October 5:
- Significant Changes to the 2012 International Building Code