On April 19, 2019, the Chicago City Council approved a full rewrite of the Chicago Building Code (CBC) to bring the City's construction requirements into better alignment with the International Building Code. These changes represent the first comprehensive revisions to the Chicago Building Code in nearly seventy years. This presentation summarizes significant changes to the structural provisions of the 2019 Chicago Building Code.
SEAOI is offering this seminar as a live online presentation.
1 Continuing Education Hour.
Member - $25
Non-Member - $60
About the Speakers
James Hauck, P.E, S.E, Principal
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.
James Hauck is a licensed structural engineer and Principal in the Chicago office of Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. He was a member of both the prior 2009/2010 Chicago Building Code Initiative, and a member of the structural task group for the 2019 Chicago Building Code adoption of the IBC.
Grant Ullrich, Assoc. AIA, is a Deputy Commissioner in the City of Chicago Department of Buildings with responsibility for code development, policy, and administration. He is currently leading a multi-year effort to better align the City of Chicago’s construction requirements with the latest model building codes and standards, including the International Building Code. 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. In 2019, Grant was elected to the International Code Council’s Major Jurisdictions Steering Committee.