Washington Association of Building Officials

WABO 2022 Annual Education Institute

Registration for the 2022 Annual Education Institute (AEI) is now open!  The 2022 AEI is scheduled for March 21-24, 2022 at the Lynnwood Convention Center.  WABO members receive a discount as well as reduced rates for registering early.  Registration fees remain rolled back to 2010 pricing - register early as classes fill up fast!

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WABO 2022 Winter Committee Meeting

Registration for the 2022 Winter Committee meeting is now available.  The 2022 meeting will be held virtually on January 27, 2022 via Zoom Conferencing.  We are once again planning a trip to the capitol to visit legislators, but this year we will be visiting them 'virtually' to request their support for WABO issues.

To learn more about the meeting, click here.

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Registration Open for ICC Committee Action Hearings – Group B Codes

ICC's 2022 Committee Action Hearings for Group B Codes will be held March 27 - April 6, 2022 at Rochester Riverside Convention Center.  The Committee Action Hearings will provide you the opportunity to provide input on proposed code changes to the Group B International Codes®.  

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COAP Seeking Qualified Instructors

The WABO Code Official Accreditation Program (COAP) Committee is currently seeking future instructors for the WABO-COAP Program! If you are interested in sharing your knowledge, skills and abilities with the next generation of Code Officials entering and growing in the profession, please take this exciting opportunity to join the team! You can apply online to be placed on a roster of backup instructors, poised and ready to step up and fill-in (as needed) for an existing instructor, while also preparing via online training for the opportunity to take on a paid instruction position of your own.

Click here for more information about the COAP Program.

For detailed information about this opportunity, or for further questions, please e-mail [email protected]



WABO 2021 Fall Business Meeting

Over 60 people gathered at Campbell's Resort in Chelan for the WABO Fall Quarterly Business Meeting on October 28-29, 2021.  A record number of scholarship winners attended and were able to meet and network with their colleagues from around Washington.

President and Committee Reports

WABO Office Open by Appointment Only

The WABO office will be closed to the public to comply with the Governor's Proclamation 20-25.15 'Washington Ready.'  We will still be open during normal business hours and gladly schedule appointments for anyone that needs to conduct business at the physical office.  Thank you for your patience.


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.

WABO Membership Application

Factory Assembled Structures (FAS) Program

Michael Luke - Washington State Dept. of Labor & Industries

L & I frequently receives inquiries regarding the rules and requirements for "tiny house(s)." An informative website page has been developed to help assist jurisdictions.

Tiny house(s) resource page
Tiny House Presentation