Welcome to the ICC Los Angeles Basin Chapter’s website. This Chapter represents over eighty-nine Southern California jurisdictions, including consulting firms and members of the construction industry. The Chapter and it's membership are active in leading the effort to create uniformity of building codes and regulations in the Los Angeles region as well as addressing policy issues of interest to building officials and the construction industry. This website is dedicated to facilitating access and sharing of information about the Chapter and the building and safety profession. Our Board, committees and supporting members are making every effort to maintain the website and to keep the information up-to-date, relevant and engaging. Visitors should periodically visit the Chapter's website to review the latest information as it becomes available. Your support and participation in helping the Chapter meet it's objectives is appreciated. Please contact the Board if you have any comments or questions. Thank you for visiting the Chapter's website.
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Dear ICC Los Angeles Basin Chapter (LABC) Members and Stakeholders,
As the summer ends we hope you enjoyed some well-deserved time off. However, there is still much work to be done.
The Chapter Committees have been very busy working on the Local Amendments and have just completed the recommended amendments to the 2013 California Codes, which include the California Building Code (CBC), the California Residential Code (CRC), and the California Green Building Standards Code. The document has been posted on the chapter’s website (icclabc.org) for your review.
Also, the Chapter has completed much needed training, and continues working to provide additional training, since the new California Codes will become effective on January 1, 2014. Please take advantage of the following upcoming low cost Chapter programs and training:
September 19th: ICC-LABC and Orange Empire Chapter
(e-Plan Check Panel)
October 17, 2013: California Emergency Management Agency (Cal E.M.A)
Oct. 28th and Dec. 16th: ASCE 7-10, Wind and Seismic Provisions (Dr. S.K. Ghosh)
Pending: Plumbing and Mechanical Updates
To register for these upcoming events, please visit our chapter’s website, click on “Online Payment” to pay and register for the event(s). You can also e-mail the Board Secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org or the Board Treasurer at email@example.com to reserve a spot.
We hope everyone can continues to work together to maintain consistency and enforcement of the codes throughout our region.
Please stay engaged with the chapter, we have a lot of work to do and there is a lot we can still learn and definitely share with each other.
Victor Cuevas, P.E.
Los Angeles Basin Chapter
For the past president's message archive, click here.
Some examples of the non-technical training available are as follows: For the past president's message archive, .
To remotely join the meeting on ----------, 2013:
Voice Connection Dial - (712) 775-7200
Enter Access Code - 909721#
2012-12-19 Additional Information on SB 1186
At this past chapter meeting, CALBO Representative George Chavez discussed some questions regarding SB 1186. The attached letter from the Senate Pro Tem's Office to CALBO President and a powerpoint on the subject are available for download. Go to the "Library" webpage or click on the following document:
20121108 SB1186 Author's Letter.pdf
Powerpoint - SB1186 Webinar.pdf
2012-12-13 New Bylaws
The vote results received from the membership on the proposed bylaws passed unanimouosly. Pursuant to the bylaws, the new bylaws will go into effect 10 days after the results have been certified by the President. The new bylaws will go into effect on December 20th. Go to the "Chapter Bylaws" webpage for the new update bylaws or click on the following document for the bylaws:
ICC-LABC Bylaws final 20121108.doc
2012-11-10 Updated Proposed Bylaw Changes
Please review the latest bylaws draft. Dues paying members will be receiving a ballot to vote for or against the proposed changes. Vote should be submitted to the Board of Directors by Dec. 10th. Click on the following document: ICC-LABC Bylaw draft 20121108.doc
2012-11-08 Powerpoint Presentations for Automated Parking Garage
At the the Nov. 8th chapter meeting, Ron Takiguchi discussed the first automated parking garage approved for construction in Santa Monica. Topic covered various code related issues involved with the permitting of this type of use. Please go to the "library" webpage to download the presentations.
2012-11-08 Powerpoint Presentations for CALBO's Legislative Report
At the the Nov. 8th chapter meeting, Raj Patel and Ron Takiguchi discussed various chaptered legislative bills of interest that will go into effect in 2013. These bills will affect the operation of building departments. Please go to the "library" webpage to download the presentations.
2012-11-01 Powerpoint Presentations from CA Solar Training
The Nov. 1st training received positive reviews from participants at the training. Several requests was made by attendees if they can obtain a copy of the presentations. Our speakers were generous in allowing us to post their presentations. Please go to the "library" webpage to download the presentations.
For past communications archive, click here.