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9/24/2020 to 10/15/2020
When: 9:00 AM - 11 AM Each Day
Where: United States


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The Complete Permit Technician

Four-part series – presented by Steve Burger, CBO, LEED AP

Module 1 - Highlights of IBC Chapter 1 and Legal Aspects of Code Administration – 9/24/20

Module 2 - IBC Occupancy Use Groups and Types of Construction – 10/1/20

Module 3 - Basic Plan Review, Calculating Fees, and IBC Required Inspections – 10/8/20

Module 4 - Highlights of the International Zoning Code – 10/15/20

 

Because this class has been presented as a two-day, in-person class in the past,

Steve has broken the course into four, two-hour webinar modules over four days. 

It is recommended that if you are studying for your Permit Tech certification,

that you take all four classes.

 

Each module is ICC PP Course # 24382 / 2hr / .2 ICC CEUs

$45 per module OR register for all four for $140 and save $40!

 

Module 1,  9/24/20, Highlights of IBC Chapter 1 and Legal Aspects of Code Administration--- 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. The course is recommended for front counter personnel and those who may be interested in preparing for the 2015 / 2018 ICC Permit Technician certification exam. The 2015 or 2018 IBC and Legal Aspects of Code Administration will be used.

Course Objectives:

  1. Explain the basics behind code administration
  2. What requires a permit and what does not
  3. The importance of the permit and the permit application
  4. The Department of Building Safety and basic Building Official functions
  5. Required submittal documents and document retention
  6. The importance and functions of the Board of Appeals
  7. Stop work and violation requirements
  8. Fundamentals of Legal Aspects of Code Administration

 

Module 2, 10/1/20, IBC Occupancy Groups and Types of Construction--- 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 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. The course is recommended for front counter personnel and those who may be interested in preparing for the 2015 / 2018 ICC Permit Technician certification exam. Either the 2015 or 2018 IBC can be used.

Course 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

 

Module 3, 10/8/20, Calculating Fees, Basic Plan Review and IBC Required Inspections--- 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. The course is recommended for front counter personnel and those who may be interested in preparing for the 2015 / 2018 ICC Permit Technician certification exam. Either the 2015 or 2018 IBC can be used.

Course Objectives:

  1. Explain the basics behind code administration
  2. How to manually calculate Permit and Plan Review Fees
  3. Introduction to structural basics
  4. Basic plan review components
  5. Required inspections per the IBC
  6. Introduction to Chapter 17 “Special Inspections”
  7. Existing structures
  8. Overview of the Certificate of Occupancy (Full and Temporary)

Module 4, 10/15/20, Highlights of the International Zoning Code---: This two-hour course is intended to provide essential information contained in the International Zoning Code, 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. The course is recommended for front counter personnel and those who may be interested in preparing for the 2015 / 2018 ICC Permit Technician certification exam. Any edition of the IZC can be used.

Course Objectives:

  1. In-depth overview of Chapter 1, “Administration”
  2. Overview of each land use district and their subcategories
  3. Zoning regulatory boards
  4. Definitions (setback, easement, building line, R.O.W., etc.)
  5. Identification of exempt and prohibited signs as well as other sign requirements and regulations
  6. Requirements for existing buildings
  7. Intricacies of a conditional use permit
  8. The pros and cons of a Planned Unit Development