How do I get a building code certification in PA??
Certification Reciprocity: Persons who obtain commercial inspection certifications may perform the same services in the residential sector. The Pennsylvania Construction Codes Academy administers the Building Code Official Exam at the end of the BCO Academy or by request.
Does the Pennsylvania uniform construction code review and Advisory Council review ICC codes??
Although most building code provisions are reviewed by the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code Review and Advisory Council under the procedure outlined in section 108 of the act (35 P.S. § 7210.108), the act specifically excludes the accessibility provisions of the ICC codes from this review under section 107(b)(3) (35 P.S. § 7210.107(b)(3)).
When did the Pennsylvania construction codes act come into effect??
local ordinances adopted before the passage of the Pennsylvania Construction Codes Act (noted as the pre-July 1, 1999 amendments), and 2. ordinances adopted after implementation of the Act began (noted as the post-April 9, 2004 amendments).
How long does it take to adopt a construction code in PA??
The Department of Labor and Industry must, within three months of receiving the Council’s report under section 107 (b.1), promulgate final-omitted regulations under the act of June 25, 1982, to adopt the triennial ICC Codes specified by the report as Pennsylvania’s Uniform Construction Code.