Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Department of Permitting Services to Host Open House Events Focusing on New Building Codes

Here's the full press release:

In an effort to familiarize the construction industry with the new building codes adopted to implement the 2015 code cycle, the Department of Permitting Services (DPS) is holding a series of open house sessions hosted by DPS’ divisions of Commercial Building Construction and Residential Construction & Intake. The sessions, in late August and September, will focus on new executive regulations adopting the 2015 International Building Code changes from previous editions, affected policies and procedures, and related code interpretations.

A morning and afternoon session will take place on three consecutive Fridays – August 28, September 4 and 11 -- in the Executive Office Building, Lobby Level Auditorium, 101 Monroe St., Rockville. Morning sessions will run from 9 a.m. to noon and will cover the following topics: International Building Codes (IBC), International Mechanical Code (IMC), International Fuel-Gas Code (IFGC) and the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC). Afternoon sessions will run from 1 to 4 p.m. and topics include: International Residential Code (IRC), International Swimming Pool and Spa Code (ISP & SC) and IECC. Registration is required for each session: August 28; September 4; and September 11.

Sign language interpreter services will be provided upon request with as much advance notice as possible, preferably at least three (3) business days before the scheduled meeting. If these, or other services or aids are needed to participate in this activity, call 240-777-6272 or 240-777-6256 (TTY), or email jessica.fusillo@montgomerycountymd.gov.

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