The General Administrative Rules (675 IAC 12) Rules 3,4,5,6,9,10,11 and 13

  • 25 Jan 2018
  • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Brownsburg Fire Territory, 470 N. Northfield Dr., Brownsburg, IN 46112
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The General Administrative Rules (675 IAC 12) Rules 3,4,5,6,9,10,11 and 13

A training seminar sponsored by the Indiana Association of Building Officials, Inc. a chapter of the International Code Council, Inc.

Date:  January 25, 2018

  • Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m.
  • Class will start at 9:00 a.m.
  • There will be 1-hour allotted for lunch (lunch will not be provided
  • Class will conclude at 4:00 p.m.


Member $100, this fee will cover the instructor and materials

Non-member:  $125, this fee will cover the instructor and materials

Lunch will not be provided

*IABO has applied for funding through the Statewide Fire and Building Safety Education Fund (675 IAC 12-11).  Please DO NOT pay in advance as an invoice will be sent following the class.


**NEW LOCATION**  Brownsburg Fire Territory, 470 N. Northfield Dr., Brownsburg, IN.  The Training Center is at the rear of the building. Parking is available in the rear of the building.

This course consists of six contact hours and earns 0.6 ICC PPN CEU's. 

Course Description:
This seminar will provide an in depth examination of the following "Rules" within the General Administrative Rules :  Rule 3 Fee Schedule; Rule 4 Development and Application Rules; Rule 5 Variances; Rule 6 Design Releases; Rule 9 State Fire Marshal: Permits; Rule 10 Building Regulations of State Agencies and Political Subdivision; Rule 11 Statewide Fire and Building Safety Education Fund; and Rule 13 Conversion of Existing Buildings.

Participants are encouraged to bring a current copy of the General Administrative Rules, highlighter and a few Post-it flags to be used as "tabs".  If participants do not have a current copy of the General Administrative Rules it may be downloaded from the following link:

Course Objectives:
  • Provide participants with the skills for practical application of the various Rules within the General Administrative Rules.
  • Working knowledge of the various fee collected under the General Administrative Rules.
  • Understanding the variance process and the local building and fire officials responsibility.
  • Identify what is a change of occupancy.
  • Identify when construction is exempt from a construction design release.
  • Identify when a construction release is required.
  • Identify what events are required to obtain permits from the State Fire Marshal
  • Identify if your building code ordinance is in compliance with the Rules of Commission and Statute.
  • Working knowledge of building code and/or fire code prevention ordinances and "approval" by the Fire Prevention and Building Safety Commission.
  • An understanding of the Statewide Fire and Building Safety Education Fund and how those funds are utilized.
  • Identify and have a working knowledge of when, and how to apply the provision of Rule 13 when converting from a Class 2 structure to a Class 1 structure.

After registration is successfully submitted a confirmation email will be sent to the email address entered during registration.

Presenter: Shelly Wakefield
Shelly Wakefield, CBO, after 20 years with the State of Indiana, Shelly retired from the State of Indiana in May of 2013 and joined the firm of Jacobi, Toombs and Lanz, Inc.  Consulting Engineers and Land Surveyors, where she is a Senior Plan Reviewer/Project Manager, performing building code plan reviews for the City of Indianapolis, Town of Sellersburg, Town of Clarksville, City of Rushville and the City of Louisville, KY, as well as planning and zoning consultant for the City of Rushville.

Prior to retirement, Shelly was employed by the State of Indiana, Department of Homeland Security, Division of Fire and Building Safety, prior to the legislative change in 2005, Shelly was employed by the Indiana Department of Fire and Building Services, Indiana State Building Commissioner's Office.  During her tenure at the State, Shelly was Director of Fire and Building Code Enforcement, Director of Building Code Enforcement, Acting State Building Commissioner, Acting Director Plan Review and Manager of Code Adoption.

Prior to employment with the State, Shelly was employed by the City of Columbus/Bartholomew County Indiana from 1978-1993 as an Assistant Code Enforcement Officer (fancy words for Building and Zone Inspector).

Shelly is a two time Past President of IABO (2004-2005 and 1996-1997) and has served on a majority of IABO's committees.  Shelly's passion lies with code education, there is always something new to learn and she is always willing to help others.

Registration Deadline:

The registration deadline is January 18, 2018.  Registrations received after January 18 will not be guaranteed class materials at the time of class.

Cancellation Policy:
All cancellations must be received in writing no later than January 18, 2018 to avoid penalty.  All late cancellations and no shows will be billed $50.  Faxed cancellations must be verified they were received.  It is the responsibility of the registrant to make the verification.  Emergencies will be dealt with on an individual basis.

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