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Monday, March 30, 2020

Implementing the New Chicago Construction Codes

Start Date: 3/30/2020 8:30 AM CDT
End Date: 3/30/2020 11:15 AM CDT

Venue Name: Pella Showroom

222 Merchandise Mart Plaza
Suite 100
Chicago, IL  United States  60654

Organization Name: ALA

Association of Licensed Architects
Email: ala@alatoday.org
Phone: (847) 382-0630

Postponed and we will reschedule in the near future.

Our thoughts are with all who have been impacted by the coronavirus.  Stay safe and we will continue to be in touch. 

Learn about the new Chicago building codes first-hand from Grant Ullrich, Deputy Commissioner for Code Development and Administration, City of Chicago Department of Buildings. Grant will give us key details on the implementation and changes of "Phase 2". He will also discuss tentative plans for plumbing, mechanical and fuel gas systems in 2020/21 as "Phase 3" of the code moderization. 
Time will be available for questions during and after the presentation.

Learning Objectives: 
1) Learn the history of construction regulation in Chicago and background of the current code modernization efforts.
2) Understand expected benefits of the code modernization project for design and development in Chicago.
3) Understand key dates for implementation of the “Phase 2” code modernization ordinance, passed in April 2019.
4) Understand key changes to Chicago’s requirements contained in the 2019 Chicago Construction Codes.
5) Understand the City of Chicago’s tentative plans for modernizing requirements for plumbing, mechanical, and fuel gas systems in 2020 and 2021 as part of “Phase 3” of code modernization.

Approved by ALA and AIA credit for 2.0 CEUs in HSW.
Cost: $55 Members / $75 Non-members includes continental breakfast.

Our Presenter -  Grant Ullrich, Deputy Commissioner for Code Development and Administration, City of Chicago Department of Buildings
Grant is a licensed attorney and holds professional degrees in law and architecture from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Prior to joining the Department of Buildings, he worked in the City’s Law Department for eight years, handling a wide variety of matters including civil prosecutions, legislative drafting, and high-profile constitutional litigation.


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Registration is Closed
Closed: 3/13/2020 8:30 AM

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