Tuesday, September 22 AND Wednesday, September 23

9 am – 12 pm each day

"Existing Building Code Requirements under the Oregon Structural Specialty Code"

International Existing Building Code (IEBC) and the Oregon Structural Specialty Code (OSSC)

Presented by Steve Thomas, CBO, President, Colorado Code Consulting, LLC

Registration has closed.

Class Description:

This six-hour seminar addresses the relationship of the International Existing Building Code provisions under the Oregon Structural Specialty Code to existing buildings. The seminar focuses on the fundamental requirements on an existing structure that undergoes repair work, alteration, renovation activity or construction of an addition, and the effect of a change in the building’s occupancy classification. Discussion will also include the “Performance Compliance Alternatives” method of evaluating a building.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Attendees will understand the three options available to comply with the existing building provisions. 
  2. Attendees will understand how to apply the provisions of the existing building provisions.
  3. Attendees will understand the accessibility requirements for additions and alterations to existing buildings.

Target Audience

Building Inspectors, Plans Examiners, Building Officials, Architects, Contractors

Level of Expertise:

  • Intermediate

Class Materials/Books to Reference:

  • Oregon Structural Specialty Code (OSSC)

ICC Preferred Provide Program Continuing Education Credit (ICC PPP CEUs)

OBOA is an approved International Code Council (ICC) Preferred Provider. The Preferred Provider Program recognizes and promotes ICC-approved educational offerings as they relate to codes, standards and guidelines, as well as building construction materials, products and methods. ICC certificate holders may obtain ICC CEUs from Preferred Providers that can be applied toward the renewal requirements of ICC’s certification program. It is the intent of OBOA that all classes offered at institutes will be approved for the Preferred Provider Program.

ICC PPP Approved Course #: 25824 | 0.6 CEUs (must take both sessions for credit)

An ICC CEU is a continuing education unit; each 10 clock hours of continuing education equals 1 CEU. Our typical one-day seminar has 6 hours of instruction, or 0.6 CEUs. Credit is awarded for a variety of activities wherein the objective is achieving relevant professional knowledge beyond that required for initial certification. Participation in all OBOA courses are approved for International Code Council (ICC) certification renewal continuing education credits as noted for each class. Please check with your appropriate jurisdiction and/or institution regarding your specific continuing education credit needs. 



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