HalfMoon Education Inc. Knowledge Gets You There

Presenter: Jeffrey D. Vernon, MCP, CBO

Recording Date:

Recording Location: Chapel Hill, NC

Type: Downloadable MP3+PDF

Product Code: 16578

Product Number: 19 NCIEBCOD 11 19 MPDF MB

State-Specific Continuing Education Info:

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This audio recording is approximately 7 hours in length and is available for $269 (including shipping). Please refer to specific state licensing rules or certification requirements to determine if this learning method is eligible for continuing education credit.

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Downloadable self-study formats are available approximately 5 weeks after the date of the live event. Please allow up to 4 hours to download the audio file. This time varies greatly depending on internet speed.

The downloadable self-study package includes an MP3 format audio recording of a live seminar and a PDF of the manual that was distributed at the seminar. You will be required to download both the audio recording and the manual. The manual contains written materials prepared by the seminar speaker(s).

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Registration:                        8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:                8:30 - 11:45 am

Lunch (On your own):         11:45 am - 12:45 pm

Afternoon Session:             12:45 - 5:00 pm

Working with the Existing Building Code

   Existing building stock: challenges and opportunities
   Development of the Code
   Chapter 1: Scope and Administration
   Chapter 2: Definitions

Chapter 3: Provisions for All Compliance Methods

   Option 1: prescriptive compliance method
   Option 2: work area compliance method
   Option 3: performance compliance method

Chapters 4 and 6

   Classification of work

Chapters 7-9: Alterations

   Alterations levels 1, 2 and 3

Chapter 10: Change of Occupancy

   Change of occupancy classification
   Means of egress
   Code compliance for building elements

Chapter 11: Additions

   Heights and areas
   Structural requirements

Chapters 12 and 14

   Historic buildings
   Moved or relocated buildings


Jeffrey D. Vernon, MCP, CBO

Building Code Administrator with Mecklenburg County Code Enforcement

Mr. Vernon is a master code professional and a certified building official, and he holds North Carolina Level III certifications in all five trades (building, electric, mechanical, plumbing and fire). Mr. Vernon has been working in the construction industry for 38 years beginning with a six-year stint in the US Army where he served in Germany, Honduras, Alabama and at the US Army Engineer School in Ft. Belvoir, Virginia. He has worked in Prince William County in Virginia and in Lincoln, Gaston and Mecklenburg Counties in North Carolina. Through the years, he has been an inspector, a plan reviewer, a senior plan reviewer, and a department director among other job titles. Mr. Vernon is currently employed by Mecklenburg County Code Enforcement where he serves as the building code administrator. He has also been a part-time instructor at Central Piedmont Community College for the past ten years, and he serves as code consultant for University of North Carolina’s fifth year Architecture students. Mr. Vernon is also an ordained bishop.