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IBC Occupancy Use Groups and Types of Construction Webinar
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6/24/2020
When: Wednesday, June 24, 2020
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: United States


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Description: Attendees will be introduced to IBC Chapter 3, “Occupancy Use Groups” and Chapter 6, “Types of Construction”. An overview of each chapter will be sufficiently presented providing the 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.


Objectives:

1. Impart the importance of properly classifying a building as to its occupancy group

2. Overview of each of the ten IBC Occupancy Groups and applicable subcategories

3. Maximum allowable quantities of hazardous materials

4. Mixed occupancies and mixed construction types

5. Identification of IBC Construction Types I-A through V-B

6. The difference between noncombustible and fire-resistive construction

7. The importance of occupancy and types of construction in relation to plan review


 

In order to attend, you will need the following:

  • Computer or tablet with a good Internet connection. Ensure that your device meets the system requirements for running Zoom:
    PC, Mac, and Linux.
    iOS and Android.
  • Camera and a microphone/head set. You don’t need to appear on video to participate. You can participate via the chat function or by using the audio/talk button if you have a microphone when prompted. 
  • Isolated and quiet space 

Handouts: A link to download handouts will be provided after you register for the webinar.

Instructor: Steve Burger, CBO, LEED AP

Steve has been in the Code industry since 1972. He started as a Secretary/Permit Tech and Residential Plans Examiner and then later worked as a Building Inspector, Zoning Inspector, Code Enforcement Officer, Senior Plans Examiner, Senior Building Inspector, Assistant Building Official, Chief Building Official and Code Consultant. 

Steve is certified in the following areas: Certified Building Official, LEED A.P., Certified Code Official, Permit Technician, Code Specialist, Plans Examiner, Building Inspector, Mechanical Inspector, Electrical Inspector, Accessibility/Usability Specialist, One-and two-family Electrical Inspector and Fire Inspector II. 

He also has served on the following ICBO/ICC Committees: Permit Technician Exam Committee, Education Committee, Certification Committee and the Legacy Codes Exam Committee as well as the Arizona Building Officials (AZBO) Education Committee and Legislative Committee. In 1999 he was elected President of the Arizona Chapter and Chairman of the Arizona Building Officials. Steve was named AZBO Building Official of the Year in 2000, 2002, 2003 and 2005. He was a member of the California Building Officials (CALBO), 2017 Education Chair and Board Member for the Sacramento Valley Association of Building Officials (SVABO) and represented Building Officials as Chairperson on the State of California Building and Fire Advisory Committee. He has received the SVABO Inspector of the Year Award (2012), Outstanding Contributions Award (2015) and President’s Award (2016 and 2017), SVABO Honorary Membership (2017) as well as the 2016 ICC Educator of the Year.

Steve has taught Permit Technician educational classes since 1998 in Arizona, California, Washington, Oregon, Colorado, Texas, Kansas, Utah, Minnesota, Nevada, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and Idaho.

Steve has authored the ICC “Permit Technician Study Companion”, updated “The Public Counter” (Chapter 12) in the revised ICC “Building Department Administration” book, and updated the ICC “You Can Build It!” and “Basic Code Enforcement” reference books as well as multiple articles and webinars for the International Code Council.

ICC P.P. Course No. 24869

Join us for the rest of the series – one webinar per week! 
Cost: FREE for all webinars. Limited to first 100 participants
CEU: 2 hours (0.2 CEUs) for each webinar.


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