Conference & Trade Show

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

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 directed by the UCC...

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...

FirstEnergy Temporarily Waiving Meter Socket Wiring Requirements

For those inspectors & electricians that may be operating within its footprint (PA and beyond), please be advised that FirstEnergy has released the following notice (Oct 29, 2021): "To help address current meter socket supply issues, FirstEnergy has temporarily...

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.

Upcoming Events

CRCA Webinar: 2018 IBC Mixed Occupancies & 2018 Special Building Types/Features

ICC Preferred Provider Centre Region Code Administration is inviting PENNBOC members to attend an approved 6-hour virtual training course addressing "2018 IBC Mixed Occupancies & 2018 IBC Special Building Types/Features." Date: Monday, May 23, 2022; 8:00am-5:00pm...

PENNBOC REGION 1 TRAINING (6/9/22): 2018 IBC Fire & Life Safety Principles

PENNBOC REGION 1 TRAINING COURSE Topic: 2018 IBC Fire & Life Safety Principles Description:  This seminar addresses the critical concepts of the 2018 IBC regarding fire and life safety issues. These concepts provide a basis for the correct use of the code in...

PENNBOC TRAINING (6/6 – 6/7/22): When Disaster Strikes Program

WHEN DISASTER STRIKES Training Course PENNBOC is pleased to offer the "When Disaster Strikes" training program. The purpose of this multi-day course is to train emergency management agency professionals, engineers, architects, and certified building inspectors in...

INFRASTRUCTURE PROTECTION CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

INFRASTRUCTURE PROTECTION CERTIFICATE PROGRAM - This DHS/FEMA funded program provides the critical infrastructure protection community a deep dive into key sub-sectors of critical infrastructure. Participants completing all four required courses are eligible to apply...

Job Opportunities

Commercial Plan Examiner/Building Inspector, Centre County

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

Permit Program Technician – New Construction, Centre County

The Centre Region Council of Governments is accepting applications for the position of Permit Program Technician – New Construction for Centre Region Code Administration, which serves seven municipalities (population of 100,000) in Centre County. This is an...

A UCC Commercial Certified Code Enforcement Specialist, Allentown

Are you a UCC Certified Code Official looking for a new career that put your professional growth as a priority? Barry Isett & Associates (Isett) is a well-respected multi-discipline engineering/consulting firm headquartered in the Lehigh Valley with additional...

PA UCC Commercial Certified Code Enforcement Specialist, Wyomissing

Join an award-winning company, Barry Isett & Associates! We have immediate opportunities for part- or full-time PA UCC Commercial/Residential Certified Code Enforcement Specialists to grow with us in Berks and Lancaster Counties in Pennsylvania. We are proud to be...

Community Code Enforcement Officer, Borough of Carlisle

The Borough of Carlisle is dedicated to providing a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religious creed,...

Chief Code Enforcement Officer/Assistant Zoning Officer, Borough of Carlisle

The Borough of Carlisle is dedicated to providing a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religious creed,...

Code Specialist II, Lower Macungie Twp

Lower Macungie Township, Lehigh County, is accepting applications until Friday, May 20, 2022 for the position of Code Specialist II. Minimum qualifications include high school diploma or GED (bachelor’s degree preferred), 1-3 years’ experience as a member of a...

ICC Special Inspector, Philadelphia PA/NJ Area

TRC Engineers is accepting applications for an ICC Special Inspector. Responsibilities: The ICC Special Inspector is expected to be able to be at the construction site to observe concrete pours or other applications when those events are scheduled. This may mean the...