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