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The Southwest Washington Chapter of the International Code Council is dedicated to promoting education, training, knowledge and the sharing of information relating to the administration and application of building codes and related specialty codes in the greater Southwest Washington Region. SWW Chapter ICC serves jurisdictional members, affiliates, designers, architects, engineers and the construction industry at large. The SWW Chapter of ICC Annual Fall Seminar held each year features course offerings on the latest code changes and other relevant topics including green construction and sustainability. An active Chapter Education Committee provides continual and ongoing support to the education mission. Training opportunities offered during the year include special inspection certification training classes, code updates and other timely topics. The Chapter Technical Advisory Committee (TAG) meets monthly to devise, edit, discuss and approve illustrative code construction details for the promotion of code enforcement uniformity and consistency throughout the region (see “Details” page)

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  • Oct 07, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
    Portland, 4222 NE 158th Ave, Portland, OR 97230, USA
    Will emphasis update the Special Inspection Programs, Inspector certification, & registration, duties and responsibilities of Special Inspections, scope of work, report writing and documentation. A review of the Special Inspection categories, and WABO programs.
  • Oct 14, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
    Portland, 4222 NE 158th Ave, Portland, OR 97230, USA
    2021 IBC, OSSC 2019 Ch 17, 18 & 23 ~ Applicable texts of National Design Specs. for Wood Construction (NDS), including the SPDWS standard. APA ~ Introduction to Lateral Wood & Eng'd Wood Construction Guide, Self-Tighting Tie-down Systems, Load Path theory & practical inspection practices.
  • Nov 04, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
    Portland, 4222 NE 158th Ave, Portland, OR 97230, USA
    Class will review the history, development & usage of shotcrete as well as the different process between dry & wet mix, materials, and equipment. You will learn the crew duties & qualifications. Core samples & examination will be given.
  • Time is TBD
    Location is TBD
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