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DSA Academy: Access Compliance - 2013 and 2016 California Building Code - Riverside, CA - October 2017

9:00 am - 4:00 pm PDT, October 03, 2017   |   Organized by: California Department of General Services (DGS) - Division of the State Architect (DSA)


Date/Time: October 3, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: California Tower Building, Riverside, CA.

Description: This one-day course highlights significant changes to access regulations in the 2013 California Building Code (CBC), Chapter 11B, including amendments in the 2013 Intervening Code Adoption Cycle Supplement effective July 1, 2015 and new amendments in the 2016 CBC approved by the California Building Standards Commission in January 2016.

Chapter 11A (housing) is not covered. For Chapter 11A training, contact the California Department of Housing and Community Development.


  • New Chapter 11B format based on the 2010 ADAS.

  • Available reference materials provided by the Division of the State Architect.

  • Scoping versus technical code sections.

  • Facilities not previously regulated in Chapter 11B include public housing, destination-oriented elevators, amusement rides, golf courses, miniature golf courses and more.

  • Difference between accessible route, path of travel and circulation path.

  • Answers a few of the questions frequently asked by code users.

  • Amendments in the 2016 CBC.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand how to analyze and apply the 2013 CBC provisions.

  • Understand the difference between the 2010 Americans with Disabilities Act Standards for Accessible Design and the 2013 CBC.

  • Be informed of the amendments to the 2013 CBC approved in the intervening code cycle.

  • Be informed of the amendments to the code in the triennial rulemaking cycle for the 2016 CBC including facilities not previously regulated.

Recommended for:

  • Design Professionals

  • Local Building Officials

  • Project Inspectors

  • Facility Managers

  • Building Contractors

  • Other Interested Parties

Class Includes:

  • Link to the Box for download of electronic versions of class materials.

  • Visual aids and other class-related materials may also be utilized.

  • Food and drink is not included.

Continuing Education:

  • 5 AIA / CES Learning Units / HSW Credits

  • 5 CASp Continuing Education Units

  • 3 ACIA Continuing Education Units

  • .5 ICC Continuing Education Units

Note: To receive Continuing Education Units, you are required to attend the entire class.


California Tower Building

3737 Main St. Highgrove Room #200

Riverside, CA US

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