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Building code professionals can receive industry specific continuing education at PENNBOC’s annual conference & trade show.  The 2021 Conference & Trade Show will be held in-person on October 20-22, 2021 at the Crowne Plaza Reading Hotel.

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Latest News

PA Adoption of Code Provisions

The following communication is from Pennsylvania's current RAC Chair (and PENNBOC President) Walt Schneider regarding the adoption of the current family of codes: 2021 has been a challenging but exciting year with the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code Review...

Potential 2021 Code Sections for Review

Review and Advisory Council Public Comment Instructions In preparation for the review and adoption of the 2021 International Code Council (ICC) family of codes (IBC, IRC, etc) the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code Review & Advisory Council (RAC) is seeking...

New Acting PA Fire Commissioner Appointed

On November 5, 2021 the Pennsylvania State Fire Commissioner Bruce Trego retired.  On Monday, November 8, 2021, the Governor has named Pennsylvania State Fire Academy Administrator, Thomas G. Cook as the Acting Fire Commissioner.

FEMA Funding for Post-Disaster Building Code and Floodplain Management Enforcement

The Disaster Recovery Reform Act of 2018 allows communities to use FEMA Public Assistance funding for Building Code and Floodplain Management Enforcement after a federally declared disaster. For more information: FEMA Policy FP 204-079-01 Building Code and Floodplain...

Public hearing on the “Next Generation of Firefighters”

On September 13, 2021, the PA Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee held a public hearing on the "Next Generation of Firefighters" at the Somerset Volunteer Fire Department, Somerset County. Watch the hearing and read the testimony on the PA...

Upcoming Events

PENNBOC WEBINAR (1/27/22): Substantial Damage Inspections-Enforcing Post-Disaster Codes

Substantial Damage Inspections: Enforcing Post-Disaster Codes Webinar Date: Thursday, January 27, 2022; 10:00am-11:30am(This webinar was rescheduled from Dec 14, 2021) Cost: $10 (members) Location: Zoom Instructor: Charles Baker, Floodplain Specialist and...

30th Annual PHRC Housing Conference

On March 2-3, 2022, the 30th Annual PHRC Housing Conference highlights best practices, regulation, and innovation in the housing industry. Invited speakers present on a wide-range of topics, including codes & construction, high-performance & offsite...

PENNBOC REGION 6 TRAINING COURSE (2/17/22): 2018 PA UCC Residential Code Update

PENNBOC REGION 6 TRAINING COURSE 2018 PA UCC Residential Code Update Date: February 17, 2022 Description: In accordance with the requirements of Act 45 of 1999 as amended, the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code (UCC) Review and Advisory Council (RAC) completed the...

Job Opportunities

Part-Time Fire Inspector/Code Enforcement Specialist, Lower Macungie Township

Lower Macungie Township, Lehigh County, is accepting applications until January 5, 2021 for the position of Part-Time Fire Inspector/Code Enforcement Specialist. Minimum qualifications include high school diploma (Associate degree preferred), minimum of 1-3 years’...

Building Inspector, Peters Township

Peters Township, Washington County is seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of Building Inspector. Applicants must have a minimum of 2 years of experience in building inspection/construction, possess PA Dept. of Labor & Industry or International...

Assistant Building Code Official, York

The City of York is seeking an ASSISTANT BUILDING CODE OFFICIAL Salary $28.84 Hourly Location York, PA Job Type Fulltime Department Economic & Community Development Job Number ABCO122021 Closing 12/30/2021 4:30 PM Eastern Position Summary: Assist the City's...

Complaints Specialist, New Castle DE

New Castle County has an opening for a Complaints Specialist (Pay Grade 23) AFSCME Local 1607. JOB DESCRIPTION GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:  Performs responsible administrative and supervisory work in the area of complaints; does related work as...

Property Maintenance Zoning Inspector, Allentown

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...