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Municipal building official certification

  • Submit the Municipal Building Official and Accessibility Specialist Certification Examination Application and required $50 fee. Applications can be mailed or uploaded online. Directions are included on the application.

  • A minimum of 100 qualifying points is required for your application to be approved.

  • Education, certifications, experience and employment information must be provided for points claimed. Supporting documentation such as college transcripts, ICC certifications and employment verification letters are necessary to verify points.

  • Once approved, you'll receive an email with instructions to schedule a certification exam.

Building official, limited certification

  • Review the Building Official Limited and Accessibility Specialist Program information page.

  • Submit the Municipal Building Official and Accessibility Specialist Certification Examination Application and required $50 fee. Applications can be mailed or uploaded online. Direction is provided on the application.

  • A minimum of 30 qualifying points is required for your application to be approved.

  • Education, certifications, experience and employment information must be provided for points claimed. Supporting documentation such as college transcripts, ICC certifications and employment verification letters are necessary to verify points.

  • Before you can schedule an exam, you must attend a week-long training course presented by the department. Courses are conducted three times a year and occur in the spring, summer and fall. Course dates are listed on the application and the CCLD events page. There is no additional fee for the course.

  • If you have taken this course previously, or hold a Building Inspection Technology Certificate, you may waive enrollment in the course. 

  • After attending the entire course, or waiving enrollment, you'll receive an email with instructions to schedule a certification exam.

Accessibility specialist certification

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