Code departments are adapting to ensure that they can continue to perform their public safety mission while protecting code officials, the construction workforce and the public at large from the spread of COVID-19.
Structural fire protection addresses the low probability and high-consequence event of uncontrolled fire exposure within the built environment.
In recent years jurisdictions in some parts of the country have seen a dramatic increase in the number of residential solar energy system permit applications. The Code Council is seeking feedback on this topic and the proposed SolarApp approach.
David Heard, plans reviewer, Forsyth County, Ga., earns the highest level of certification the Code Council offers and joins the elite group of Master Code Professionals worldwide whose achievements continue to benefit both the code enforcement profession as well as their communities.
The Preferred Provider Program opens the door to extensive training opportunities from a variety of educational resources. With more than 575 scheduled courses, and 20,500 approved courses in the main catalog, over 345 new providers have joined the network.
As seasoned industry veterans prepare to retire from the building safety industry, countless jobs are set to open up for a new generation of building inspectors and construction professionals.