Promoting public health and safety in building construction through responsible legislation, education, and building code development.

CALBO's 53rd Annual Business Meeting in Monterey!

The 2015 CALBO Annual Business Meeting in beautiful Monterey, California is almost here! Don't miss a great event hosted by the Monterey Bay Chapter of the ICC at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa.


                         Sunday, March 1, 2015 - Thursday, March 5, 2015



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2014-2015 CALBO Training Institute Course Catalogue - Now Available!

Is your jurisdiction in need of training on a particular topic? Take a look at the many new and refreshed courses offered by CALBO for your professional and personal development. Download the course catalogue for details and pricing. 

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CALBO President's Message

Dear CALBO members,


Get on board, and hang on for a great ride! It's a new year for CALBO!


First and foremost, I want to thank everyone for a very successful 2014 CALBO Annual Business Meeting. Many thanks to all involved, including the members, colleagues, consultants, vendors, speakers, staff, guests and volunteers. It was a tremendous effort, and we have received very positive feedback for a job well done.

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Order the Newest CALBO Publications!

Order Now - The newest CALBO Publications on California State Laws Enforced by Building Departments and California Historical Building Code are now available for purchase! Don't miss out on these great resources. 




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Latest News


January 20, 2015

The  NEW on-line bill search allows building officials a real-time way to follow CALBO’s position on critical State legislation during the 2015 session.  Beginning on February 1, simply click on CALBO’s LEGISLATIVE WATCH for the latest Bills of Interest and most recent actions.  Although the official Legislative Bill Session has not begun, CALBO is already tracking AB 18 (Disaster Relief: South Napa), AB 52, 54 and SB 67 (Construction Related Accessibility Claims), and SB 7 (Water Meters for multiunit structures).  


January 20, 2015

 NEW FORMS Available:

CEC Simplified Compliance Forms for Additions/Alterations

Summary of Accessibility Upgrades for Commercial Projects

Click for the latest CALBO Newsletter


AB 2188 Solar Energy Permits Signed by Governor

September 23, 2014

AB 2188 was officially signed by the Governor on September 20.  Local jurisdictions are to have ordinances and procedures in place by September 2015.  CALBO will be working to assist members with future implementation. Click here for the latest bill text. 

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