Washington Association of Building Officials

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


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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WABO 2016 Annual Business Meeting

Members from around the state took time from their busy schedules to gather at the Semiahmoo Resort for the 2016 WABO Annual Business Meeting.  This meeting included the annual elections of board members and the Awards Banquet on Thursday night. WABO was honored to welcome ICC Board members, Jay Elbettar and Brenda Thompson who provided the members with an update of critical issues from a national perspective.

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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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