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

Register Now - 2014 CALBO Education Week!

Take a look at the many new and refreshed courses offered at the upcoming 2014 CALBO Education Week held October 20-23 in Ontario.                           Download the course catalogue for details and pricing. 


Mail-in and online registration now available!

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Newly Revised and Updated CALBO Course - Means of Egress

Thursday, November 6, 2014 in Petaluma, California 


This full day course covers the basic exiting requirements of the 2013 CBC Chapter 10. The general requirements for the three part means of egress system will be discussed along with practical exercises. Participants should bring the 2014 CBC Part 2, Volume 1. A must course for anyone interested in leaning more about egress, especially permit techicians, comerical design, architects, building and fire plan reviewers and inspectors. 

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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

CALBO's "Welcome to California" Celebration at ICC ABM a Huge Success

October 11, 2014


CALBO thanks all of the members of the Los Angeles Basin and Orange Empire Chapters, the Northern and Southern California Fire Prevention Officers and the City of Long Beach for making the Welcome to California event a tremendous success!  Over 500 guests from all over the nation enjoyed what California had to offer and have already made their committment to joining us at the 2015 ICC ABM held Sept 28-Oct 7 in the City of Long Beach.  

If you want the inside track to a great time, contact CALBO and volunteer your time to assist your peers.

CALBO Member's Toolbox

October 09, 2014

Click for the latest CALBO Newsletter

NEW FORMS Available:

CEC Simplified Compliance Forms for Additions/Alterations

2014 Accessibility Upgrade Summary Form to be used when the adjusted construction cost is less than $143,300.


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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