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Due to the recent passing of our esteemed colleague Scott Copp the 2021 Autumn Steak Roast Meeting is canceled.

At the March 16, 2021 meeting of the Board of Directors and Officers, a Proclamation for designating May 2021 as Building Safety Month was approved. Building Safety Month is an international campaign to raise awareness about building safety. Please visit the International Code Council website to learn more click here.

pdf FLBOA 2021 BSM Proclamation 3 26 2021 (102 KB)

Click on the following link to view the ICC Government Relations Monthly Update – March 2021.

pdf ICC March 2021 Chapter Update (206 KB)

Helpful information and links can now be found on our Training page. Click on the "Training" tab on the top menu bar.

Also, please visit our Facebook page, click the thumb to like us and visit the page often.

flboasmallpatch thumbWe are now accepting 2021 Membership applications and renewals.

Membership, click here.

The ICC has sent emails with links for the online version and a downloadable PDF.

The codes go to whomever registered with the State directory. Sometime it is the Clerk.. the Mayor.. Supervisor..

If it isn’t getting to the Code Official.. it is because it got deleted or ignored because it didn’t come from the state.

It came from the ICC with the subject: “Complimentary subscription for the online version of the 2020 Codes of NYS"

The first line of the email is: 

Please forward this to your Code Enforcement Official.

Yes… in that size text.

 

 

ICC Building Safety Month is a great time to inspect your deck to make sure it is safe. Deck Inspection Resources compiled by Virginia Tech Professor Frank Woeste should be helpful for accomplishing a meaningful inspection of an existing deck for occupant safety.

View the following link, pdf Deck Inspection Resources 2020 5 (805 KB)

The ICC has created a link to a survey for regarding the COVID-19 pandemic to send out to your territories as you see most appropriate during these times: Building Department Resources During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Survey for ICC COVID-19

Members,

Each week the State of New York publishes the NYS Register which contains a record of active regulatory changes, Executive Orders, notice to bidders and notices of public hearings, including variances from the provisions of the Uniform Code and the Multiple Residence Law. 

December 18, 2019 NYS Uniform Code Petitions

pdf November 27, 2019 NYS Uniform Code Petitions (970 KB)

pdf October 2, 2019 NYS Uniform Code Petitions (1.35 MB)

September 11, 2019 NYS Uniform Code Petitions

These notices can be viewed online by clicking the following link, NYS Register link. or you can check with the Town/Village clerk for a hard copy. It is important to see what challenges other code officials have in obtaining voluntary compliance and the challenges to bring older properties into compliance. Many of the requests will be presented before the Regional Boards of Review while others will be reviewed as administrative variances and granted without a public hearing.

We realize that taking a part of a day to attend a hearing may be a challenge, but we encourage you to take the time, sit in the hearing room and listen to the process and dialog as it will provide you valuable insight that you can share with one of your residents should they feel the need to request a variance.

The Board of Directors

Attached is a copy of the Senate report. To view the report click on the following link, pdf NYS Senate_final_investigative_report_code_enforcement_senator_skoufis_igo_committee (003) (4.16 MB)

Please take the time to read.  It sums up all that we have been discussing for many years, and has many proposed recommendations.

When you attend the upcoming ABM this fall, please come with suggestions on how we can keep on top of these suggestions and reach a desirable outcome.

Hopefully there will be follow-up to these recommendations.  We have all worked hard to get this attention at the State level.

The responsibility falls on our community to keep the momentum.

The ICC has revised the cdpAccess online voting format and there has been some confusion when first viewing the site. Attached are revised directions for using the cdpAcces online voting that will be helpful to you and the members of your organizations. Please pass these along so that everyone who would like to vote can have a good understanding of the new format.

pdf CDP Access guide (1.60 MB)   NYSBOC voting guide 11-20-2018

BSC     DOS recently placed a number of new technical bulletins on their website.

Click here to view the bulletins.

i joist    Listed below are links to ICC ES Reprts for I-joist as they pertain to the membrane protection per R302.13.

Anthony Eacom
http://www.icc-es.org/Reports/pdf_files/ESR-1262.pdf(references ESR-1405)
http://www.icc-es.org/Reports/pdf_files/ESR-1405.pdf(“Revised June, 2016”; Section 4.3, Figures 4-9)

Boise
http://www.icc-es.org/Reports/pdf_files/ESR-1336.pdf (Section 4.16 and Figures 8-13)
http://www.icc-es.org/Reports/pdf_files/ESR-1144.pdf(ALLJOIST, Section 4.13, Figures 3-8)

International Beams
http://www.icc-es.org/Reports/pdf_files/ESR-1290.pdf

Louisiana Pacific
http://www.icc-es.org/Reports/pdf_files/ESR-1305.pdf(references ESR-1405; Flameblock in section 4.9)

Nordic
http://www.icc-es.org/Reports/pdf_files/ESR-1742.pdf

Barrette Structural (OJ Open Web Joists)
http://www.icc-es.org/Reports/pdf_files/ESR-2999.pdf(“Corrected December 2015”)

Pacific Woodtech
http://www.icc-es.org/Reports/pdf_files/ESR-1225.pdf

Roseburg
http://www.icc-es.org/Reports/pdf_files/ESR-1251.pdf(“Revised April, 2016”; Section 4.9 referencesESR-1405)
http://www.icc-es.org/Reports/pdf_files/ESR-1405.pdf(“RevisedJune, 2016”; Section 4.3, Figures 4-9)

Trus Joist/Weyerhaeuser
http://www.icc-es.org/Reports/pdf_files/ESR-1153.pdf(“Revised March 2016”; Flak Jacket Section 4.17)
www.woodbywy.com/document/pfs-ch9d/ PFS/TECO fire listing, Assembly FJ-2 for single family)

Also, here is the link to a post installation spray-on coating manufacturer that holds a listing related to R302.13. Keep in mind different floor joist manufacturers may have different stances regarding the use of the product on their product, so that should be addressed prior to construction.

No-Burn
http://www.iapmoes.org/Documents/ER_0305.pdf(Section 3.5 and Table 4)

nysdcea logo    NY State Statewide Learning Management System (SLMS)

You can view your CEO training history using the Statewide Learning Management System (SLMS). The enroll pllease click the following link: NYS Divivion of Codes SLMS page

 

TrussID   From the NYS Division of Building Standards and Codes:

Notice of Emergency Rule Adoption effective January 1, 2015 regarding truss type, pre-engineered wood or timber construction in residential structures. Click here to read the entire notice. The rule text is available by clicking here. (PDF format).

To view some helpful information, click on the following links: 
Sample NOTICE OF UTILIZATION OF TRUSS TYPE CONSTRUCTION
Truss Placard Specifications

Listed below are documents you might want to include with your office set of plans and the job site copy.
Truss Placard for floor and roof          Truss Placard for floor          Truss Placard for roof

Listed below are some distributors that we have identified. An internet search for "Truss Sign" will provide other distributors.

Art Part Signs
100 Lincoln Parkway
East Rochester, NY 14445
585-381-2134
  PCM Signs
4671 S. Manning Rd.
Holley, NY 14470
585-638-6181
 

Sign Solutions
1675 Wayneport Rd.
Macedon, NY 14502
315-986-2878

         
Safe-T-Solutions
422 Ballad Avenue
Rochester, NY 14626
585-802-3075
www.safe-t-solutions.com
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   www.trussid.org    www.SafetySign.com
         
Sign Guys
67 Franklin St.
Auburn, NY 13021
www.signguys.com
        Mobile Graphics
276 W. Main St.
Victor, NY 14564
585-742-3370

        The Lettering Lounge
P.O. Box 97
6160 Rout 21
Williamson, NY 14589
315-589-4145
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 piester ron_thumbRon Piester explains the history of the building Codes. To view the video, click here.                             

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