Archive | October 2014

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Women in Code Enforcement and Development (WICED)

The number of women entering code- and development-related professions are growing exponentially. Women in Code Enforcement and Development (WICED) is a nonprofit organization established to address the unique needs of women working in code and/or development related professions. Our mission is to provide support for women beginning, working and advancing in code- and development-related careers […]

JPVBCA continuing education opportunity

December 16-17, 2014 Richmond, Virginia The JPVBCA is offering a two-day, continuing education program for code enforcement personnel certification maintenance. Day one of the program will be on the International Existing Building Code (IEBC), which will be covering the requirements intended to encourage the use and reuse of existing buildings. The scope of the course […]

2014 Annual VBCOA Conference

This year’s conference was held at the beautiful Inn at Virginia Tech, located on the  campus with Cathy Cook, the Blacksburg building official and president of VBCOA, presiding. More than 80 participants attended a number of interesting and relevant trainings and informational topics were covered, including cdpACCESS, records retention, code update training on the administrative and […]

DHCD’s Bill Shelton named International Code Council Policy Maker of the Year

Congratulations to DHCD’s director, Bill Shelton, for receiving the International Code Council’s Policy Maker of the Year Award this week. The award is given to a legislator or policy maker who, through exceptional measures in public service, has made a significant contribution to the advancement of building and fire code enactment and compliance consistent with […]