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Presenter: Samir Mokashi

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Salem, OR

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton
510 Hawthorne Ave. SE
Salem, OR 97301
Phone: 503-362-1300

This seminar is closed or full.


Registration:                        8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:                8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Lunch (On your own):         12:00 - 1:00 pm

Afternoon Session:             1:00 - 5:00 pm

Building Code Background and Application

   Code adoption process in Oregon

   Code update process

Building Classification, Occupancy and Safety

   Classification of structures

   Occupancy and special uses

   Foundation of fire safety requirements

Special Detailed Requirements Based on Use and Occupancy

   High rises


   Higher education labs

Mixed Use Buildings

   Non-separated and separated use

   Special provisions

   Incidental uses

Construction Types

   Non-combustible construction

   Traditional wood construction

   Mass timber construction

Locations on Property

   Wall ratings       Fire resistance

   Openings          Party walls/Fire walls

Allowable Heights and Areas

   Chapter 5


   Area determinations

Fire Rated Construction

   Fire walls         Fire/Smoke barriers

   Fire areas        Sprinklers

   Fire/Smoke partitions

 Fire Protection Systems

   Elements of fire safety



   Sprinklers and pumps

   Domestic cooking


   Fire alarm and detection systems

Means of Egress

   Occupant loads

   Floor allowances

   Accessible means of egress

   Locking arrangements

   Intervening spaces

   Common paths

   Travel distances


   Dead ends


Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Contractors
  • Building Inspectors

     7.0 HSW CE Hours (CEH)
     7.0 AIA HSW Learning Units

Professional Engineers
     7.0 PDHs

International Code Council
     .7 CEUs - Building

     7.0 Commercial CE Hours

Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers 7.0 HSW continuing education hours to architects and 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers in most states, including Oregon. This seminar also offers 7.0 continuing education hours to Oregon commercial contractors. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Oregon.

This seminar is approved by the American Institute of Architects for 7.0 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885). Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES.

Architects and engineers seeking continuing education credit in other states will be able to apply the hours earned at this seminar, in most cases. Refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.

The International Code Council has approved this course for .7 CEUs in the specialty are of Building.

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.


Samir Mokashi

Principal/Owner at Code Unlimited
Mr. Mokashi is a founding principal at Code Unlimited, a code consulting firm with offices in Oregon, Washington, New York, and Tennessee. He received an undergraduate degree in Architecture from Sir J.J. College of Architecture in India and his masters degree in Architecture from the University of Oregon. He has over 25 years of experience in architectural design, project management, business management, and code compliance. Mr. Mokashi is highly respected for his knowledge of the codes, his ability to guide complex projects, his dynamic presentations, and his insightful code seminars.

Code Unlimited is a full-service code consulting firm with the ability to handle projects of varying sizes and complexities with deep knowledge of ICC codes, state adoptions, ADA standards, OSHA regulations, and many NFPA standards. The firm is well known for its ability to resolve complex code issues using computer modelling, and other performance analysis methods when prescriptive paths are not available or desirable.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $279.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $279.00
Group Prices
3 or more People: $259.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.