Washington Association of Building Officials

“Leading the Way to Excellence in Building and Life Safety.” 


WABO 2016 Fall Business Meeting

Over 65 people gathered at the lovely Davenport Hotel in Spokane for the WABO Fall Quarterly Business Meeting on October 13-14, 2016. A record number of scholarship winners attended and were able to meet and network with their colleagues from around Washington.

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Code Official Accreditation Program - Enroll Now

It has been a long time coming, but the first year of the WABO Code Official Accreditation Program online training classes is ready to go. WABO has been working with South Seattle College to put together a three-year program to provide in-depth training for those who want to increase their knowledge of working in the public sector as a building code professional.

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 Tiny Home

 Factory Assembles Structures (FAS) Program

WABO 2016 Fall Business Meeting
Kelly Mayo - Washington State Dept. of Labor & Industries

With the gaining popularity of “tiny homes”, Labor & Industries presented an informative presentation on the growing industries of food trucks and tiny home manufacturing. Several changes were discussed, including a new web page added to the Factory Assembled Structures web site, a new Advisory Committee, and changes to State Law (HB 2443).  Please click on the below link to view the complete presentation.

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WABO Details Available

Thanks to LG Nelson, the first batch of WABO details are now available for downloading. 

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WABO Mentoring Program

Several generous WABO members have volunteered to be a mentor for their colleagues across the state. If you have questions, concerns or just want to run something by a person who may have once been in your shoes, feel free to call on any of the folks listed.

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Emergency Management Mutual Aid Toolbox

Apply to become an Emergency Responder

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WABO Membership

The Washington Association of Building Officials
(WABO) was incorporated in 1977 to promote building codes and standards that safeguard the public health and safety; advise on legislative matters; assist in the development of national and state codes; provide educational opportunities for its members; and preserve local government control of code administration.

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WABO Welder

WABO Welder Renewal
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