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Helpful information and links can now be found on our Training page. Click on the "Training" tab on the top menu bar. NYS BSC 

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NYS Building Standards & Codes;
 
January – June 2022 In-Service Training Schedule presented online. Click here to view the schedule and registration.

  2022 Educational Conference is scheduled for
March 14, 15 and 16, 2022
Registration click here 
Membership application for 2022 is available at the same time 

Course details will be posted when available

The Town of Greece Fire Marshal’s office is currently looking to hire a part time seasonal employee  to work 35hrs every two weeks ( 3 days one week, 2 days the next ) starting pay will be 15hr – 20hr depending on experience.

pdf Town of Greece Fire Marshal's job posting (68 KB)

As of January 1, 2022 the City of Geneva will be looking to hire two (2) additional CEO’s.  We can accept transfers or hire off the county list.   Starting salary is $50.188.00.

If you need more info or have any questions can contact Brian Kelly, City of Geneva via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   or phone at 315-828-6571.

flboasmallpatch thumbWe are now accepting 2022 Membership applications and renewals.

Membership, click here.

 Scott passed away peacefully, surrounded in love by his family, on Thursday, October 7, 2021.
 He served as the president of the Fingerlakes Building Officials Association (FBOA) for three terms and on the Board of Directors since 1990. Scott also served on multiple committees for the International Code Council.

Memorial Service will be held Saturday November 27th @ 11am at the First Baptist Church of Fairport, followed by a celebration of life at the Fairport Fire Hall.

View his obituary by clicking this link.

At the March 16, 2021 meeting of the Board of Directors and Officers, a Proclamation for designating May 2021 as Building Safety Month was approved. Building Safety Month is an international campaign to raise awareness about building safety. Please visit the International Code Council website to learn more click here.

pdf FLBOA 2021 BSM Proclamation 3 26 2021 (102 KB)

ICC Building Safety Month is a great time to inspect your deck to make sure it is safe. Deck Inspection Resources compiled by Virginia Tech Professor Frank Woeste should be helpful for accomplishing a meaningful inspection of an existing deck for occupant safety.

View the following link, pdf Deck Inspection Resources 2020 5 (805 KB)

Attached is a copy of the Senate report. To view the report click on the following link, pdf NYS Senate_final_investigative_report_code_enforcement_senator_skoufis_igo_committee (003) (4.16 MB)

Please take the time to read.  It sums up all that we have been discussing for many years, and has many proposed recommendations.

When you attend the upcoming ABM this fall, please come with suggestions on how we can keep on top of these suggestions and reach a desirable outcome.

Hopefully there will be follow-up to these recommendations.  We have all worked hard to get this attention at the State level.

The responsibility falls on our community to keep the momentum.

BSC     DOS recently placed a number of new technical bulletins on their website.

Click here to view the bulletins.

i joist    Listed below are links to ICC ES Reprts for I-joist as they pertain to the membrane protection per R302.13.

Anthony Eacom
http://www.icc-es.org/Reports/pdf_files/ESR-1262.pdf(references ESR-1405)
http://www.icc-es.org/Reports/pdf_files/ESR-1405.pdf(“Revised June, 2016”; Section 4.3, Figures 4-9)

Boise
http://www.icc-es.org/Reports/pdf_files/ESR-1336.pdf (Section 4.16 and Figures 8-13)
http://www.icc-es.org/Reports/pdf_files/ESR-1144.pdf(ALLJOIST, Section 4.13, Figures 3-8)

International Beams
http://www.icc-es.org/Reports/pdf_files/ESR-1290.pdf

Louisiana Pacific
http://www.icc-es.org/Reports/pdf_files/ESR-1305.pdf(references ESR-1405; Flameblock in section 4.9)

Nordic
http://www.icc-es.org/Reports/pdf_files/ESR-1742.pdf

Barrette Structural (OJ Open Web Joists)
http://www.icc-es.org/Reports/pdf_files/ESR-2999.pdf(“Corrected December 2015”)

Pacific Woodtech
http://www.icc-es.org/Reports/pdf_files/ESR-1225.pdf

Roseburg
http://www.icc-es.org/Reports/pdf_files/ESR-1251.pdf(“Revised April, 2016”; Section 4.9 referencesESR-1405)
http://www.icc-es.org/Reports/pdf_files/ESR-1405.pdf(“RevisedJune, 2016”; Section 4.3, Figures 4-9)

Trus Joist/Weyerhaeuser
http://www.icc-es.org/Reports/pdf_files/ESR-1153.pdf(“Revised March 2016”; Flak Jacket Section 4.17)
www.woodbywy.com/document/pfs-ch9d/ PFS/TECO fire listing, Assembly FJ-2 for single family)

Also, here is the link to a post installation spray-on coating manufacturer that holds a listing related to R302.13. Keep in mind different floor joist manufacturers may have different stances regarding the use of the product on their product, so that should be addressed prior to construction.

No-Burn
http://www.iapmoes.org/Documents/ER_0305.pdf(Section 3.5 and Table 4)

nysdcea logo    NY State Statewide Learning Management System (SLMS)

You can view your CEO training history using the Statewide Learning Management System (SLMS). The enroll pllease click the following link: NYS Divivion of Codes SLMS page

 

TrussID   From the NYS Division of Building Standards and Codes:

Notice of Emergency Rule Adoption effective January 1, 2015 regarding truss type, pre-engineered wood or timber construction in residential structures. Click here to read the entire notice. The rule text is available by clicking here. (PDF format).

To view some helpful information, click on the following links: 
Sample NOTICE OF UTILIZATION OF TRUSS TYPE CONSTRUCTION
Truss Placard Specifications

Listed below are documents you might want to include with your office set of plans and the job site copy.
Truss Placard for floor and roof          Truss Placard for floor          Truss Placard for roof

Listed below are some distributors that we have identified. An internet search for "Truss Sign" will provide other distributors.

Art Part Signs
100 Lincoln Parkway
East Rochester, NY 14445
585-381-2134
  PCM Signs
4671 S. Manning Rd.
Holley, NY 14470
585-638-6181
 

Sign Solutions
1675 Wayneport Rd.
Macedon, NY 14502
315-986-2878

         
Safe-T-Solutions
422 Ballad Avenue
Rochester, NY 14626
585-802-3075
www.safe-t-solutions.com
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   www.trussid.org    www.SafetySign.com
         
Sign Guys
67 Franklin St.
Auburn, NY 13021
www.signguys.com
        Mobile Graphics
276 W. Main St.
Victor, NY 14564
585-742-3370

        The Lettering Lounge
P.O. Box 97
6160 Rout 21
Williamson, NY 14589
315-589-4145
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 piester ron_thumbRon Piester explains the history of the building Codes. To view the video, click here.                             

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