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Welcome to the Los Angeles Basin Chapter of the International Code Council

















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TRAINING FOR INSPECTORS
ON JUNE 23, 2014 AT RIO HONDO EVENT CENTER. THIS TRAINING HAS BEEN DESIGNED ESPECIALLY FOR INSPECTORS. CHECK WEBSITE, DETAILS POSTED BY MAY 1, 2014. LIMITED SPACES, REGISTER EARLY.



12/03/2014 TRAINING
2012 IBC MEANS OF EGRESS, 900 S FREMONT, ALHAMBRA




NEW 2013 CBC ACCESSIBILITY CORRECTION SHEET FOR CHAPTER 11B 



WE WILL BE POSTING PRESENTATIONS ON:
FIRE-RATED DOORS
GREEN UPDATES
EXISTING BUILDINGS
CBC 2013 UPDATES
PARKING GARAGES
visit website on May 1, 2014





CHECK OUT OUR NEWEST AND MOST INFORMATIVE CODE ADOPTION PRESENTAION EVER. (Go to the library page and scroll to the "Past Presentation or Training Handouts" section, then click on the "3-14-2013 Code Adoption Workshop".







Nothridge20Symposium



9 Minute video on changes to the 2008 MSJC

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Job Bulletin Summary


Please go to the "Job Bulletin" webpage for more information.

NEW OPENING
Position: Building Inspector / Code Enforcement Officer
Employer: City of Bell Gardens
Opening Date: 
January 13, 2014
Date Expiring:  Until Filled


Position: Construction Inspector/Senior Construction Inspector
Employer: City of Irvine
Date of Opening:  March 31, 2014
Date Expiring:  April 25, 2014 

Position:  Maintenance Worker
Employer:   City of Rancho Palos Verdes
Date of Opening:  March 25, 2014
Date Expiring:  April 28, 2014

Position: Permit Technician
Employer: Costa Mesa Sanitary District
Date of Opening:  March 17, 2014
Date Expiring:  April 18, 2014

Position: Civil Inspector III
Employer: City of Pheonix
Date of Opening:  March 6, 2014
Date Expiring:  Open Until Filled

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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NEW From The Desk of The President....

Dear ICC Los Angeles Basin Chapter Members and Stakeholders

ThIs year, the chapter continues to provide training, strive for consistency among local jurisdictions, and provide legislative and code updates on all important functions related to our industry.

What a great chapter meeting we had on April 10, 2014 in Norwalk. We had 75 attendees, and the room was filled with fire dept staff from many agencies. We were very delighted the fire depts. joined our meeting, as Building and Fire are and always remain one team.

Thank you Mr. Shahen Akelyan for an outstanding presentation on Fire- rated doors, it was very well put and very informative for all those who attended.

We thank the City of Norwalk for allowing the chapter to use their facilities, and  per many attendees, it was an excellent BBQ buffet lunch. My acknowledgement to the entire board, thank you all,

Please join us for a chapter meeting on May 14, 2014 at the Rio Hondo event center. It will be Building and Safety month; we will have special guests joining us. Mr.Jim McGowan executive director for the Building Standards Commission, CALBO president Mr. Bob Latz, CALBO executive director Mr. Matt Wheeler; and ICC board director Mr. Jay Elbettar.
Join us and get the latest news on senate bills, codes, hearings, and much more. This will be the most important meeting of the year, do not miss this one.
 
We invite you all to attend as every person is special to our chapter in many ways, and we need your feedback and input.

I urge you all to participate in our monthly meetings and join our committees as we value every input, which remains pivotal for our continued success.

Sincerely,


Mazen Dudar

 
For the past president's message archive,
click here.



                                                                                                                        

 

 

Upcoming Events....

Monthly Chapter Meeting held Wednesday May 14, 2014
The next regularly scheduled monthly chapter meeting will be held on  Wednesday, May 14, 2014 from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm at the Rio Hondo Event Center located in Downey

The program will be "Building and Safety Month". Join us for a great meeting with guest speakers; Mr.Jim McGowan executive director for the Building Standards Commission, CALBO president Mr. Bob Latz, CALBO executive director Mr. Matt Wheeler; ICC board director Mr. Jay Elbettar.


Please navigate to the "Library" webpage for meeting agenda (when it becomes available) and to the "Online Payment" webpage to RSVP and pay for your attendance. Or contact the Treasurer if you plan to attend the chapter meeting.



Structural Code Committee Meeting Wednesday May 14, 10am to 11:30 AM, Rio Hondo event center, Downey (Executive room) 

The next regularly scheduled Structural Code Committee meeting will be held on  Wednesday May 14, 2014
. The Committee will continue discussion on the proposed structural changes to the 2012 IBC. Members interested in participating in this committee should contact the co-chairpersons, Mr. Brugger or Mr. Lam. Please navigate to the "Structural Code" committee webpage for meeting agenda (when it becomes available) or other additional information.


Green Building Standards Committee Meeting  TBD

The next regularly scheduled Green Committee meeting will be held on 
APRIL 10, 2013 from 10 am to 11:30 am 
in at LA County DPW, 900 S. Freemont, (3rd floor) Alhambra, CA 91803. The Committee will continue discussion on developing uniform plan review checklists and forms in the application, enforcement and interpretation of the CALGreen Code. Members interested in participating in this committee should contact the chairperson, Mr. Younan. Please navigate to the "
Green Building" committee webpage for meeting agenda (when it becomes available) or other additional information.


Fire-Life Safety Committee Meeting -  TBD

The next regularly scheduled Fire-Life Safety Committee meeting will be 
held on TBD from 11:30AM to 2PMCity of Norwalk Arts & Sports complex located at 13000 Clarkdale avenue. The Committee will continue discussion on the proposed fire-life safety changes to the 2012 IBC. Members interested in participating in this committee should contact the chairperson, Mr. Shahen Akelyan or the committee liaison, Mr. Mazen Dudar. Please navigate to the "
Fire-Life Safety" committee webpage for meeting agenda (when it becomes available) or other additional information.


Inspection Committee Meeting -  May 14, 2014 at the Rio Hondo Event Center in Downey, from 2:15 to 4 PM (executive room)
The next regularly scheduled Inspection Committee meeting will be held on  Wednesday May 14, 2014 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm . The Committee will continue ongoing discussion of a uniform and regional special inspection program and the development of uniform procedures, forms, bulletins and other information to assist in the uniform application and administration of special inspection provisions outlined in the CBC. Members interested in participating in this committee should contact the chairperson, Mr. Sparky Cohen at scohen@cityofcalabasas.com. Please navigate to the "Inspection" committee webpage for meeting agenda (when it becomes available) or other additional information.



Disabled Access Committee : May 6, 2014 at 900 S Fremont, 10 AM to 1 PM (lunch served) 

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NEW: 2013 CBC CHAPTER 11B CORRECTION SHEET (SCROLL TO TOP, LOOK ON RIGHT HAND SIDE FOR INFO AND A LINK)

  The Committee will continue ongoing discussion on Title 24 accessibility related topic and establish work task that includes uniform plan review checklists, forms, bulletins and other information to assist in the uniform application, enforcement and interpretation of the State's Accessibility Regulations. Members interested in participating in this committee should contact the chairperson, Mrs. O'Neal. Please navigate to the "Disabled Access" committee webpage for meeting agenda (when it becomes available) or other additional information.


Administration Committee Meeting. TBD

The next regularly scheduled Administration Committee meeting will be a held on TBD. The Committee will continue ongoing discussion on building department administration related topic and establish work task that focus on standardize forms or handouts, training, education, code adoption and other information to assist in the uniform application, enforcement and interpretation of the CCR Title 24 Regulations. Members interested in participating in this committee should contact the chairperson, Mr. Truong Huynh. Please navigate to the "Administration" committee webpage for meeting agenda (when it becomes available) or other additional


To participate in the teleconference meeting, please call the following number:

Call-in toll number: 1-408-792-6300
Access code: 574 215 707





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 Communications....

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.
 


                                                                                                                        


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