ICC San Diego Area Chapter Information


Next Regular Monthly Chapter Meeting will be Tuesday February 21, 2017

Monthly Meeting Day and Time: Third Tuesday Morning of each month 9:00am to 12:00pm

Meeting Location:
City of San Diego Environmental Services Bldg.
9601 Ridgehaven Court, 1st Floor Training Room
San Diego, CA 92123


Seminar Announcement

2016 CBC & 2015 NDS/SDPWS Wood Design Updates (click here for flyer)
Participants will accrue 0.6 CEUs from ICC PP Course No. 10791

Instructors:      Michelle Kam-Biron, PE, SE, SECB and Karyn Beebe, P.E., LEED AP BD&C

Course Description:
This course will identify significant changes in the CBC from the 2013 to 2016 edition updates to the associated referenced standards National Design Specification (NDS) for Wood Construction and Special Design Provisions for Wind and Seismic (SDPWS). Participants will be presented with those changes that will most impact their use of the code when they apply the 2016 CBC and include shear wall and diaphragm design examples as well as considerations related to durability.

Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify the most significant differences between the 2013 CBC and the 2016 CBC affecting wood design and construction.
  2. Discuss significant changes between the 2012 and 2015 NDS and of significant changes between the 2008 and 2015 SDPWS.
  3. Understand three types of SW and the of a design example with flexible diaphragm.
  4. Identify the significant considerations that impact the durability of wood construction.

Registration: ONLY Available online until Tuesday 3/14/17 or when registration is full 
Eventbrite registration website link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2016-cbc-2015-ndssdpws-wood-design-updates-tickets-32156109790


Please help support or continue to support advancement of Building Codes understanding in the San Diego area by renewing or applying for
Membership with the San Diego Area Chapter of the ICC for 2017 - please check back later for application

Only your local Chapter membership entitles you to Chapter member discounts for ICC Preferred Provider Program continueing education units (CEUs) that will be provided throughout 2017 while direct membership with ICC offers other benefits.


Attached here are PDF  copies of the accessibility supplement spread sheets Mehdi Shadyab distributed at the ICC-SD Chapter meeting on July 21, 2015.
July 1, 2015 2013 CBC Chapter 11A Supplement Accessibility Provisions
July 1, 2015 2013 CBC Chapter 11B Supplement Accessibility Provisions

Mehdi Shadyab, P.E., CASp, J.D.
Past President, ICC-San Diego Area Chapter (2011)
Senior Structural Engineer
DSD / Building Construction Safety
City of San Diego


On 04-17-2015 the ICC San Diego Area Chapter received status as an ICC Preferred Provider

ICC Preferred Education Provider

Interesting information about job positions in the Code Official field:
Survey of Code Professionals Predicts Substantial Retirement Exodus
The Future of Code Officials


The new ICC Western Regional Office opened on Tuesday (September 2) Here’s a link that you can use that has all the details: http://bit.ly/1nJzswg.


Job Opportunities

EsGil Corporation is seeking qualified Building Inspectors

City of Downey Job Opening
Building Official


2014 Electrical Newsletters were approved at the June 2014 Chapter Meeting are ready to use

Significant Changes of the CBC & CRC from the 2010 to 2013 code cycle were approved at the June 2014 Chapter Meeting are ready to use


New Chapter Policy R602.10 Wall Bracing Requirements - 2013 California Residential Code
this policy was approved by the Chapter at the November Chapter meeting


2015 Building Valuation Multipliers were approved by the Chapter at our March 2015 meeting, thanks to Kurt Culver, Co-Chair, Valuation Committee.


Mailing Address:
ICC SD Area Chapter
10601-G Tierrasanta Blvd. Box #126
San Diego, CA 92124


Current Bylaws of the San Diego Area Chapter of the International Code Council

Historical - Bylaws from 1958


Check the Events page for upcoming seminars and training that will be available.