Officials and Code Administrators International (BOCA)
One of the three model code organizations
in the United States.
Code Council (ICC)
ICC is the umbrella organization for the three nationally-recognized model code organizations in the United States. ICC brings about a balance to the multitude of viewpoints regarding the model code system at the national level.
Seismic Safety Commission (SSC)
The Seismic Safety Commission (SSC) is a California state agency that advises the Governor, the Legislature, and the public on earthquake policy related issues. The SSC develop and monitor seismic risk mitigation programs, hold monthly hearings, and sponsor legislation regarding seismic safety.
Building Standards Commission (CBSC)
The California Building Standards Commission (CBSC) is an independent Commission, administratively placed within the State and Consumer Services Agency. The CBSC was created to review, approve, and publish building standards adopted by state agencies and publish them in one State Building Standards Code (California Code of Regulations, Title 24).
The CBSC's members serve on one or more of the following committees: Appeals, Code Change, Energy Subcommittee, Legislative, Policy, Personnel, Publication/Technology, and Seismic Safety.
State License Board (CSLB)
The CSLB licenses and regulates contractors in forty-three license classifications that constitute the construction industry. The office receives and processes applications for new contractor's licenses, for additional classifications, for change of license records, and for license renewals. The office also reviews and maintains records of disciplinary actions and provide other support services.
Building Officials (CALBO)
CALBO's main focus is on state issues. A respected participant in state legislative debates, CALBO also works diligently with a number of state agencies to assure prudent public policy. In addition to its advocacy efforts, CALBO is also concerned with providing adequate educational opportunities for its members. CALBO sponsors two "Education Weeks" per year; these events are a cluster of seminars of code issues and management topics.
In addition, a number of independent seminars on subjects ranging from disabled access and energy efficiency to historic building preservation and post disaster safety assessment are offered throughout the state.
- California Building Codes Institute (CBCI) (916)
The California Energy Commission is the state's primary energy policy and planning agency, charged with ensuring a reliable and affordable energy supply. The Commission has five major responsibilities:
Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAMPO)
- Forecasting future energy needs and keeping historical data on energy
- Siting and licensing power plants.
- Promoting energy efficiency through appliance and building standards.
- Developing energy technologies and supporting renewable energy.
- Planning for and directing state response to energy emergencies.
The publisher of the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC), Uniform Solar Energy Code, Uniform Swimming Pool, Spa and Hot Tub Code. These three codes are adopted by the City of Riverside.
Conference of Building Officials (ICBO)
The publisher of the Uniform Building Code (UBC), Uniform Mechanical Code (UMC), Uniform Code for Abatement of Dangerous Building (UCADB), Uniform Code for Building Conservation (UCBC), Uniform Housing Code (UHC), Uniform Sign Code (USC). These six codes are adopted by the city of Riverside.
The International Conference of Building Officials is dedicated to public safety in the built environment worldwide through development and promotion of uniform codes and standards, enhancement of professionalism in code administration and facilitation of acceptance of innovative building products and systems.