AIBO Permit Technician Track

Attendees will receive a University of Minnesota Continuing Education Unit (CEU) certificate for their attendance at the Institute. One University of Minnesota CEU is defined as ten hours of participation.  Scroll down to see session information.

January 8

8-9:30 a.m.

State of the State and Minimum Code Enforcement

Scott McLellan and Scott McKown, State of Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry 

Learn about the latest construction codes and licensing updates from the Department of Labor and Industry!  Discussion will include a 2017 legislative summary, minimum municipal code enforcement details and time for question and answers.

This course has been approved for 1.75 State of Minnesota CEs: Building Officials, Residential Contractors, Manufactured Home Installers, and Plumbing and Water Conditioning. 

9:45–11:15 a.m.

Code Administration and Existing Buildings

Scott McKown, Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry, Construction Codes and Licensing Division

Understand what you, as permit technicians, need to know about MN Rule 1300, data retention, design requirements, and existing buildings.

This course has been approved for 1.75 State of Minnesota CEs: Building Officials, Residential Contractors, and Manufactured Home Installers.

12:15−1:45 p.m.

Location, Location, Location II – Why It Matters for Commercial, Industrial, and Developed Communities Projects, and How to Authorize It

Tim Gladhill, City of Ramsey

A commercial/industrial site plan or site plans in existing developments may look daunting at first glance, but understanding it is very important. Each and every feature contributes to the definition of a property and can impact construction and building permitting. This session will provide an overview of reading complex site plans for commercial and industrial projects. Learn about the various components of these documents, what the components actually mean, and what a City Planner, City Engineer, or Building Plan Reviewer needs to perform a plan review.

This course has been approved for 1.75 State of Minnesota CEs: Building Officials.

2−3:30 p.m.

CCLD Licensing and Enforcement Update

Charlie Durenberger, Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry, Construction Codes and Licensing Division

This presentation will include CCLD licensing statistics, changes in licensing requirements and an update on enforcement action as well as other topics. A question and answer period will allow discussion of topics raised by participants.

This course has been approved for 1.75 State of Minnesota CEs: Building Officials, Residential Contractors, Manufactured Home Installers, and Plumbing and Water Conditioning.

January 9

8 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Interpersonal Communications for Code Administration: In the Office, In the Field, and In-Between

Lt. Mark Agre, Goodhue County Sheriff's Department

This full-day educational offering is designed to provide interactive training relative to improving and enhancing communication skills for working in today’s multi-generational and diverse society. Gain confidence in recognizing and in effectively dealing with difficult communication situations you may encounter.

This course has been approved for 7.00 State of Minnesota CEs: Building Officials, Residential Contractors, Manufactured Home Installers, and Plumbing and Water Conditioning.