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2023 MBOIA Training

Fuel Gas Detectors

This law becomes effective January 1, 2022

Updated Smoke and CO Detector General Requirements

2020 National Electrical Code Highlights

ICC Presentations available from the MBOIA MUBEC workshops:

2021 MBOIA Member of the Year

Mark Stambach, Town of Lisbon

2020 MBOIA Member of the Year

Scott Davis, CEO, City of Bath

2019 MBOIA Member of the Year

Paul Demers, Town of Kennebunk

Event Photos

2019 Code Enforcement Officer of the Year

Randall Gray, Town of Skowhegan

Tiny Homes - Presentation 1

Tiny Homes - Presentation 2

MUBEC Tiny Home Exemption - APPENDIX 5

2017 IBC Workshop Presentations

MMA's Training Calendar



Member of the International Code Council


MBOIA's September Training & Membership Meeting - 9/21/2023

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Location: The Clarion Hotel - 1230 Congress Street, Portland, ME
Time: Registration: Social Hour 9:00-10:00am / Training 10:00am-Noon / Lunch Noon-1:00 p.m. Membership meeting 1:00pm to End
Presenter(s): Helen Watts, PE, Senior Structural Engineer, Criterium Engineers
Cost: MBOIA Members: $35 | Non-Members: $65

Course information - Helen Watts, PE, is Senior Structural Engineer at Criterium Engineers, with over 40 years of experience and dirty boots, and licensed in 14 states. Her work includes renovations, repairs, historic and new buildings, and other structures, in Maine and across the country. She has worked with buildings declared dangerous, both for towns with a building they want to declare dangerous, and with owners of buildings labeled dangerous. She will also discuss other engineering issues: ASCE hazards.com, holes and birdsmouth cuts, cracked concrete, stone foundations and frost, damaged trusses, tall wood building shrinkage, the "slabless slab", and masonry repair (as time allows!). Bring your questions!

Topics include:
. Safety
. Dangerous buildings
. ASCE hazards.com
. The sawsall plumber - where are holes OK? Wood, steel, concrete, PT concrete
. Birdsmouth cuts in joists and beams
. Cracked concrete foundations
. Stone foundations and frost
. Truss repair
. Tall wood building shrinkage
. The slabless slab, glavel
. Masonry repairs

(Fee includes continental breakfast, coffee, lunch and workshop materials)

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May 21, 2023 - MBOIA Spring Conference Presentations

DES170-Introduction-to-Roof-Wall-Framing-5-21-23-MBOIA-NO HANDOUTS-LINK-ONLY-MATT-HUNTER.pdf
Residential-Sprinklers-for-Code-Officials-Maine-HANDOUT-Rob Neale-2.pdf

Job Opening: Town of Windham - Code Enforcement Officer

The Town of Windham is hiring a fulltime (4-day, 40-hour work week) Code Enforcement Officer . The ad and job description are on the link below: https://www.windhammaine.us/Jobs.aspx

MBOIA's Internal Plumbing and Subsurface Wastewater training sponsored by Maine Building Officials and Inspectors Association - 6/7/23

Location: Brewer Public Works, 221 Green Point Rd, Brewer, Maine 04412
Time: 9:00am-1:00pm
Cost: $35.00 (Light breakfast & Lunch will be provided)
Instructors: Brent Lawson, State Plumbing Inspector & Site Evaluator and Michael Day, State Plumbing Inspector

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2023 Maine Code Conference Scholarships - May 22 & 23, 2023 - Sugarloaf, Maine

The Maine Building officials and Inspectors Association is offering (two) one-day scholarships and (two) two-day scholarships for Code Enforcement Officials to attend the 2023 Maine Code Conference. The value of these scholarships is $140 for each one-day scholarship and $195 for each two-day scholarship.

The conference will take place at the Sugarloaf Mountain Hotel Maine on May 22 & 23, 2023

Scholarship Application

Student Scholarship Application

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MBOIA's March Training and Membership Meeting - 3/9/23

The Clarion Hotel - 1230 Congress Street, Portland, Me
Registration, Social Hour 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. / Training 10:00 a.m. - Noon
Cost: MBOIA Members: $25 | Non-Members: $40

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2022 MUBEC Trainings - Oct. 25-28, 2022

MBOIA's December Training and Membership Meeting - 12/8/22

Location: The Green Ladle - Lewiston Regional Technical Center - 156 East Avenue, Lewiston
Time: Registration: Social Hour 9:00 - 10:00am / Training 10:00am - Noon / Membership meeting 1:00pm to End
Cost: MBOIA Members: $25 | Non-Members: $40
Presenter: Chief Michael Robitaille, Yarmouth Fire Department
Topic - Catastrophic Events - The role of the CEO in assisting other departments during emergencies

In this two-hour session, the presenter will center the discussion around the role of the Code Enforcement Officer and how they can be of assistance in events such as an explosion.

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September 22, 2022 Membership Training & Meeting: Presentation Materials - Maine Cannabis Policy - Issues for CEOs

Job Opening - Town of Vassalboro - Code Enforcement Officer/Local Plumbing Inspector

The Town of Vassalboro is accepting applications/resumes for the full time position of Code Enforcement Officer/Local Plumbing Inspector. Experience preferred. Permanent employees receive a generous benefits package that includes paid holidays; employee health, dental, and life insurance; retirement plan; sick, personal, and vacation leave; and optional vision and income protection insurances. Applications and a job description are available at the town office or by mail by calling 872-2826, or at www.vassalboro.net. Applications and/or resumes with work history and three business references listed should be delivered, mailed or emailed to ensure timely delivery before noon on Friday, September 9, 2022 to the Vassalboro Town Office, Attn: Town Manager, PO Box 129, 682 Main Street, N. Vassalboro, ME 04962. Email: msabins@vassalboro.net. EOE

Presentation: Solar Farms in Maine - July 14, 2022

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Job Posting: York - Assistant Code Enforcement Officer

The Town of York, a coastal community comprised of the villages of Cape Neddick, York Harbor, York Village and York Beach, is accepting applications for an Assistant Code Enforcement Officer.

The Assistant Code Enforcement Officer is responsible for conducting inspections related to building, plumbing, land use, business license and demolition permits; enforcing the Federal, State, and municipal zoning ordinances; maintaining liaison with appropriate State and local agencies; monitoring approved construction plans to ensure applications are completed as approved; providing technical assistance and information to citizens, landowners, developers, attorneys, engineers and other interested parties seeking Town planning and development information, and assisting in the maintenance of departmental records and reports. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Director of Code Enforcement with considerable independent judgment and discretion in accordance with applicable laws and ordinances. Work is reviewed through reports, discussions and results achieved.

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Job Posting: Town of Gorham - Building Inspector

The Town of Gorham is currently seeking qualified applicants for the full-time (37.5 hour) position of Building Inspector. This responsible technical position inspects residential and commercial construction and administers State and local codes. Performs construction plan review and inspects construction work following established procedures to ensure conformance with State and local building and land use codes, including septic systems, plumbing, and electrical connections. Maintains records, assists customers, and resolves complaints in the absence of the Code Enforcement Officers. Works closely with the Town Planner, Fire Department personnel, and other staff to coordinate the Town's development activities. The Building Inspector reports to the Director of Community Development. Work is performed independently with general guidance from the Code Enforcement Officers and in collaboration with other Community Development Department staff. A complete job description is available on the Town of Gorham website at https://www.gorham-me.org/.

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Job Posting: Town of Thomaston - Part-time Assessing & Code Enforcement Administrative Assistant

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Presentations from the MBOIA 2022 Code Conference

Job Posting: Code Enforcement Officer - Town of North Yarmouth

The Town of North Yarmouth is seeking a Code Enforcement Officer capable of working within a team environment as well as individually. This position involves extensive interaction with the public both in the office and in the field. The Code Enforcement Officer is responsible for assisting in the issuing of permits, maintaining records, reviewing plans, interpreting plans and related documents, investigating complaints, answering inquires by phone or in person, and providing staff support to boards and committees.

This position is also responsible for enforcing municipal and state codes, ordinances, and regulations, including the Maine State Plumbing Code and the Maine Uniform Building and Energy Code (MUBEC) by performing building, plumbing, housing, safety, fire prevention and zoning inspections for the Town. This position acts as the Town's authorized Building Inspector, Plumbing Inspector, Shoreland Zoning Officer, and Land Use Regulator.

The successful candidate will have proven communication skills; considerable knowledge, training, and experience in the building and construction trades; proficient computer skills, and a valid driver's license. State certification in Code Enforcement, Local Plumbing, and MUBEC is required within one year of hire date. The starting pay will be pursuant to qualifications and budgetary allowance. The Town of North Yarmouth offers an excellent benefit package educational reimbursement, paid vacations, sick time, and 14 paid holidays.

Submit Resume to Town Manager at: manager@northyarmouth.org or mail to Town of North Yarmouth | 10 Village Square RD | North Yarmouth, ME 04097

Deadline: May 19, 2022 - EOE

Job Posting: Town of Brunswick - Code Enforcement Officer

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Maine Energy Code Residential 2009 to 2015 IECC Changes

Presented by: Paul Demers, State Building Official; Office of State Fire Marshal

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Job Posting: City of Brewer - Code Enforcement Inspector

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Job Posting: City of Brewer - Electrical Inspector

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Job Posting: City of Lewiston - Code Enforcement Officer

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Job Posting: Town of Gorham - Code Enforcement Officer (Full Time)

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Job Posting: Town of North Haven, Maine - Code Enforcement Officer

The Town of North Haven is looking for an experienced Code Enforcement Officer (CEO) who meets the certification requirements set out under Maine State law and Department of Public Safety, Office of the State Fire Marshal, regulations.

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MBOIA Code Conference Session 1 - IECC 2015 Intro

Presentation from Alpha One's Maine Accessibility Training in Brewer

Download slides from Alpha One's Maine Accessibility Training presentation in Brewer with MBOIA On September 19, 2018.

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Coming Soon: 2018 MBOIA Code Conference Presentations

Session 1 - Firestopping
Session 2 - CEO Leadership
Session 3 - Design and Construction of Code Compliant Stairways
Session 4 - Development in the Flood Hazard Area
Session 5 - Tall Wood Structures, Outcome of ICC Tall Wood Ad hoc committee, 2015 WFCM Significant changes
Session 6 - Wood Framed Roof Structures
Session 7 - Design and Construction of Code Compliant Stairways
Session 8 - Mathews Brothers Windows Tour
Session 9 - Use of Wood and Recognition of Fire Retardant-Treated Wood in the International Codes
Session 10 - 2015 IRC Plan Review
Session 11 - Advanced Enforcement Strategies
Session 12 - Lead and Asbestos
Session 13 - Fire Resistant Construction requirements and UL Resources for Code Officials
Session 14 - Energy Code - Compliance Problems and How to fix them
Session 15 - Maine's New Accessibility: ADA and MUBEC

2017 Code Conference Presentations Available

Free online course: Flood Provisions of the International Residential Code

FEMA Building Science in partnership with the International Code Council is proud to launch the new online course "Flood Provisions of the International Residential Code" in celebration of Building Safety Month. For a limited time, this course will be available free of charge.

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Building Safety Month - May 2017 Proclamation

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January 2017 MBOIA Newsletter

Click here to download the latest issue of "The Enforcer".


MBOIA September 2016 Training/ Meeting Presentation

September 22, 2016 Gray, Maine

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2016 Code Conference Presentations Available

January 2016 MBOIA Newsletter

Click here to download the January issue of "The Enforcer", the official newsletter of the Maine Building Officials and Inspectors Association

Presentation : Official Business Directional Signs - Chip Kelley, Maine DOT

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November 18, 2013 - Memo Re: Thermal Barriers Over Rigid Foam

Energy Code Seminary - Slides and Documents

Current issues of International Code Council's ICC eNews, a publication that discusses topics of building safety, fire prevention and sustainability. Recent ICC eNews issues linked here

2009 IRC Wall Bracing Presentation

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