How can I find out what my local Building Department is doing?
A list of all building officials (by jurisdiction) can be found HERE. This directory contains contact information for the building official for each jurisdiction, links to the jurisdiction's website, building department site, and if applicable, COVID-19 updates from the locality.
What about time limits for appeals?
The time limit for appeals are set statutorily. We recommend that you consult with the county/city attorney to discuss emergency operations at this time.
Can I still obtain Amusement Device stickers if I need them?
Yes, building officials can request amusement device stickers, if needed, by emailing email@example.com. The stickers will be mailed to the building official.
Continuing Education Opportunities
- Join WJE on upcoming Wednesdays for a series of one-hour webinars on a variety of fire protection and life safety topics related to building construction, maintenance, preservation, and code compliance. There will be plenty of time for your questions during each presentation. You are also eligible for one American Institute of Architects (AIA) Learning Unit for your participation in each webinar. LEARN MORE about the webinars in this series and register for those you're interested in attending.
- Simpson Strong-Tie is providing options to stay connected and engaged in learning. Access free on-demand online courses and recorded webinars for design and construction professionals, and earn credits from the comfort of your home.
- The International Code Council (ICC) has many free online webinars and continued education opportunities. Click here to see ICC's latest offerings, and to stay connected and engaged in learning.
Tips for moving to a virtual Building Department (PowerPoint)
Partners for Better Communities Podcast (Interview with Shahriar Amiri on virtual building departments)