Advanced Legal Aspects of Code Administration for Building Officials and Inspectors (Virtual)

  • 20 Sep 2023
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Virtual


Advanced Legal Aspects of Code Administration for Building Officials and Inspectors (Virtual)

Date: Wednesday, September 20, 2023

  • Class will start at 9:00 a.m.
  • There will be 1-hour allotted for lunch
  • Class will conclude at 4:00 p.m.

Location:  Virtual


Member:  $125

Non Member:  $150

Payment should be made at the time of registration unless you are a member of the Indiana Association of Building Officials.

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

This course is approved for CEU’s by the Ohio Board of Building Standards.

This course is pending approval for CEUs by the states of Kentucky and Michigan.

Course Description:

This course covers the terminology, concepts, and principles of legal issues that affect building officials and inspectors in the administration of their duties. It will assist the building official or inspector, or persons interested in said discipline in understanding the legal concepts related to the model building codes. The course will address the specific legal issues that building officials and inspectors face in carrying out their duties and will focus on administrative issues such as the permit, inspection, plan review and appeal processes as well as enforcement issues including stop work orders, notices of violation, and complaints. Writing administrative search warrants and legal issues and liability specific to building officials and inspectors will also be covered.

Instructor:  Linda S. Pieczynski

Linda S. Pieczynski is a former assistant state’s attorney and municipal prosecutor in DuPage County, Illinois.  She devotes her legal practice to teaching and writing about the legal aspects of code administration including building, property maintenance, fire and zoning codes. She conducts trainings nationwide for the International Code Council (ICC).  She is the author of numerous code related books including The Building Process Simplified, The Residential Inspector’s Guide to Codes, Forms and Complaints, The Fire Inspector’s Guide to Codes, Forms and Complaints, The Building Official’s and Inspector’s Guide to Codes, Forms and Complaints, and The Property Maintenance Inspector’s Guide to Codes, Forms and Complaints, all published by Cengage.  She also has served as editor of revisions to the Legal Aspects of Code Administration published by ICC.

Registration Deadline:

The registration deadline is September 17.

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

Cancellation Policy:
All cancellations must be received in writing no later than September 17, 2023 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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