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Building code professionals can receive industry specific continuing education at PENNBOC’s annual conference & trade show. The 2022 Conference and Trade Show will be held on September 21-23, 2022, at the HISTORIC HOTEL BETHLEHEM.

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Latest News

Attend 2022 PENNBOC Annual Conference & Trade Show

The 2022 Conference and Trade Show will be held on September 21-23, 2022, at the Historic Hotel Bethlehem, Bethlehem, PA with a focus on historic & existing building structures. PENNBOC is offering building code professionals the opportunity to choose from full-...

New PA Fireworks Legislation

On July 11, 2022, Governor Wolf signed HB 2157, which then became Act 74 of 2022.  It amends the regulations that allowed widespread use of consumer fireworks in PA and was intended to reduce noise nuisances and fire hazards.  Notable provisions include: Section...

Schneider Electric™ Recalls 1.4 Million Electrical Panels Due to Thermal Burn and Fire Hazards

From the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (full recall announcement). Name of Product: Square™ D QO™ Plug-on-Neutral Load Centers, also known as, Load Centers, Breaker Boxes, Electrical Panels Hazard: The load center can overheat, posing thermal burn and fire...

2022 ICC Annual Conference, Expo and Public Comment Hearings

ICC is excited to welcome you to Louisville, Kentucky, for the 2022 International Code Council Annual Conference, Expo and Public Comment Hearings. ICC has reimagined its signature event and packed the schedule full of networking and learning opportunities. With the...

Exhibit at PENNBOC’s 2022 Conference

PENNBOC’s Conference is the right place -- a neutral place -- to introduce your products to the people who will be inspecting them. There is no other place where you can reach so many building code officials in one place at one time. The 2022 Conference and Trade Show...

Region 6 Meets with Pennsylvania Officials

Officers and members of Region 6 were honored to discuss industry-related topics with Department of Labor & Industry Secretary Jennifer Berrier and State Senator Devlin Robinson on March 10 2022. The Secretary and the Senator are honored guests to the Pittsburgh...

Region 6 Supports the Trades

Region 6 provided the local electrical trades persons, inspectors and fire marshals office personnel with updates to the 2017 National Electrical Code now in use within the Commonwealth.  50 men and women braved the harsh winter morning of March 12 to spend 8 hours...

2018 I-Codes to Take Effect Feb 14, 2022

On Jan 26, 2022, Pennsylvania's Independent Regulatory Review Commission (IRR) officially approved as final updates to the Uniform Construction Code (UCC) by adopting nearly all provisions of the 2018 International Code Council's model codes, as...

Upcoming Events

Attend 2022 PENNBOC Annual Conference & Trade Show

The 2022 Conference and Trade Show will be held on September 21-23, 2022, at the Historic Hotel Bethlehem, Bethlehem, PA with a focus on historic & existing building structures. PENNBOC is offering building code professionals the opportunity to choose from full-...

Virtual Training LIVE STREAMED From the 2022 PENNBOC Conference

The 2022 Conference and Trade Show will be held on September 21-23, 2022, at the Historic Hotel Bethlehem, Bethlehem, PA with a focus on historic & existing building structures.  In an effort to accommodate those building code professionals who are unable to...

PENNBOC REGION 6 TRAINING (8/18/22): IRC Wall Bracing / Legal Aspects of Plan Submissions / Fundamentals of Draft & Fire Stopping

PENNBOC REGION 6 TRAINING COURSE Training Topics:IRC wall bracingLegal aspects of plan submissionsFundamentals of draft stopping/fire stopping Brought to you by:Pennsylvania Building Officials Conference, Region 6 (Western Pennsylvania)The American Institute of...

PENNBOC REGION 1 TRAINING (9/8/22): 2018 IFC & IBC Hazardous Materials Provisions

PENNBOC REGION 1 TRAINING COURSE Topic: 2018 IFC & IBC Hazardous Materials Provisions Description:  The 2018 IFC® and IBC® Hazardous Materials Provisions seminar addresses requirements for buildings utilizing hazardous materials and requiring coordination...

Job Opportunities

Commercial Electrical Inspector & Plans Examiner, Centre County

The Centre Region Council of Governments is accepting applications for the position of Commercial Electrical Inspector & Plans Examiner, for Centre Region Code Administration, which serves seven municipalities (population of 100,000) in Centre County. The...

Building Codes Inspector, Silver Spring Township

POSITION SUMMARY: This is a full-time administrative and technical position which performs safety inspections and reviews construction plans for residential construction projects. Work performed is subject to the Pennsylvania Construction Code Act and the regulations...

Code Enforcement Official, Northumberland County

Northumberland County Code Enforcement Official wanted for Zoning, Property Maintenance and Rental Inspections. 25 to 30 Hours per week. Must be willing to travel. Will train. If interested please email: Commonwealth Code Inspection Service, Inc. Email:...

Code Compliance Officer, Horsham

Horsham Township, Montgomery County, a home rule municipality (pop. 26,147) is seeking a full-time qualified Code Compliance Professional responsible for the administration and enforcement of the International Property Maintenance Code, General Codes and Zoning...

PA UCC Commercial Certified Code Enforcement Specialist, Wilkes-Barre-Hazleton-Scranton areas

Barry Isett & Associates has immediate opportunities for part- or full-time PA UCC Commercial/Residential Certified Code Enforcement Specialists to grow with us in Northeast regions in Pennsylvania. We are proud to be an employee-owned company, have been named a...

Zoning Officer, Phoenixville

Barry Isett & Associates (Isett) is a well-respected multi-discipline engineering/consulting firm headquartered in the Lehigh Valley with additional offices throughout eastern and central PA. We are proud to be an employee-owned company, have been named a PA Best...

Code Enforcement Officer / Asst. Zoning Officer, Amity Township

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This is a highly responsible part-time salaried, exempt position, assisting the Director of Codes and Life Safety. Under general supervision, the incumbent of this position performs enforcement work related to quality-of-life issues such as...

Fire & Life-Safety Inspector, Centre County

The Centre Region Council of Governments is accepting applications for the position of Fire & Life-Safety Inspector, for Centre Region Code Administration, which serves seven municipalities (population of 100,000) in Centre County. This is a technical level...