2012 CBOAC CONFERENCE & CAUCUS
2012 CBOAC CONFERENCE & CAUCUS
September 24 - 26th
Fess Parker's Doubletree Resort
633 East Cabrillo
$109 per night / single or double occupancy
Proposed 2012 CBOAC ABM Workshops
Legal Aspects of Code Administration: September 24th (full day) This seminar provides code officials with guidelines for administering the legal aspects of codes with regard to enforcement, prosecution and maintenance. In this course, participants will discuss historical consequences of ignoring the regulation of building construction and materials, and learn how to interpret and apply local government, state and federal legislative laws pertaining to the administration and enforcement of a building code. Participants will also be able to define and apply concepts which are legally important to the administration and enforcement of the building code and establish or document rules of procedure used before a board of building code appeals. By using the guidelines presented in the course, participants will learn how to effectively testify in a court of law.
Limited Density Rural Dwellings: September 25th (half day A.M.) Limited Density Rural Dwellings are referred to in the California Residential Code numerous times, but how many of us are aware of or pay attention to, what they are and how they are required to be constructed? What is the background on these types of dwellings and why are they allowed in state law? This workshop will provide an opportunity to learn from jurisdictions that have written adoptive ordinances allowing the construction of Limited Density Rural Dwellings and what there experiences have been enforcing these Health and Safety Code provisions.
Assessment, Acceptance, and Approval of Alternate Materials and Methods of Construction: September 25th (half day P.M.) Introduction –Emerging risks attributable to the built environment. How do you handle it when an applicant wants to use materials or methods of construction that are not covered in the code or supported by an Evaluation Service Report? Do you simply deny the opportunity for the applicant use the materials or are you prepared for such an application? This workshop will provide tools for you to use back at your county to review application of the IBC Section 104.11 related to the assessment, acceptance, and approval of alternate materials and methods of construction. The intent behind these code requirements, along with the justification of an alternate will be covered. Some alternates that may be covered include Straw bale, Cob, Quincha, and Wattle-and-daub construction.
Fundamentals of the ICC Code Development Process: September 26th (half day)This seminar will provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to participate in all levels of the International Codes development process. After completing the seminar, participants will be able to: Describe the purpose, intent and chronology of the code development process; Prepare the components of a code change proposal submission package; Describe the interactive roles exhibited during the code development hearings; Describe the flow of the Code Development Procedures; Explain the Appeals Process; Utilize the published documents of the process.
California’s New Seismic Trends September 26th (1-1/2 2-hours) A major earthquake in California is imminent according to earthquake experts. Join Jeff Crosier, S.E. of Miyamoto International, Inc. for a discussion regarding new trends and policy decisions that affect us and the communities we serve.