Training: 2019 Chicago Construction Codes (Virtual Classroom)

This full-day program will provide an overview of the 2019 Chicago Construction Codes, with an emphasis on work types involving assembly, business, mercantile, and residential occupancies eligible to use the self-certification permit program. Topics will include: the development and organization of the Chicago Construction Codes; classification of occupancies and construction types; measurement of height and area; mixed occupancies; means of egress; fire-resistance rated construction; interior finishes; fire protection and life safety systems; structural basics; and use of the work area method in the Chicago Building Rehabilitation Code.

It is helpful for participants to have access to print or electronic copies of the 2019 Chicago Construction Codes Administrative Provisions, 2019 Chicago Building Code, and 2019 Chicago Building Rehabilitation Code.

Successful competition of this program is required for architects already enrolled in the self-certification program to submit projects under the 2019 Chicago Construction Codes.