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Thursday, February 9, 2023 
9:00 am – 5:00 pm CST (including a 30-min. break)


Presented by:
Joseph Iliff CBO

Working with the International Existing Building Code 2021 and Previous Versions
International Existing Building Code adoption by state and local governments
Existing building stock: challenges and opportunities
Highlights of the 2021 Code
Working under previous versions of the Code
Anticipated developments for 2024 Code
Adoption and amendment of the Code

Chapters 1-3
Chapter 1: scope and administration
Chapter 2: definitions
Chapter 3: provisions for all compliance methods
• Option 1: prescriptive compliance method
• Option 2: work area compliance method
• Option 3: performance compliance method

Chapters 4-6
Prescriptive compliance method
Classification of work

Chapters 7-9: Alterations
Level 1 alterations: replacement of building components
Level 2 alterations: reconfiguring space
Level 3 alterations: exceeding 50 percent of building area

Chapter 10: Change of Occupancy
Change of occupancy classification
Means of egress
Code compliance for building elements

Chapter 11: Additions
Heights and areas
Structural requirements

Chapters 12-14
Historic buildings
Performance compliance method
Moved or relocated buildings


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Professional Engineers:
7.0 PDHs

7.0 HSW CE Hours

International Code Council:


Continuing Education Credit Information

This webinar is open to the public and is designed to qualify for 7.0 PDHs for professional engineers and 7.0 HSW continuing education hours for licensed architects in all states.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida (Provider No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700) and North Carolina (S-0130). HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York engineers and architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2) and §69.6(i)(2)). Other states do not preapprove continuing education providers or courses.

The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved this course for 7.0 LU|HSWs (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/CES.

The International Code Council has approved HalfMoon Education as a Preferred Provider of continuing education (No. 1232). Course approval is pending in the specialty area of Building.

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Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete this event, respond to prompts and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the presentation (multiple attempts allowed).


Joseph Iliff, CBO

Building & Zoning Director for Village of Swansea, Illinois

Joseph Iliff has been a building official, building inspector, and city planner for more than 25 years, serving cities in Indiana, Texas, Missouri, and Illinois. He earned an undergraduate degree in Urban Planning and Development from Ball State University. He holds certifications as a residential building inspector, building official, city planner, and floodplain manager. He has taught classes on the residential, building, and property maintenance codes with a focus on preparing students for certification exams and effective administration.

AIA Info

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES ( or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

Course Title: Complying With the International Existing Building Code

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This 7-hour course is intended to assist design professionals with complying with the 2021 International Existing Building Code. The course begins with a discussion on code adoption, highlights, amendments and anticipated developments before focusing on the code itself. The majority of the course is a close analysis of chapters 1-14 of the 2021 code.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to evaluate the International Existing Building Code adoption by state and local government, the highlights and amendments of the 2021 code, and anticipated developments for the 2024 code.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to review chapters 4-6 on repairs, prescriptive compliance method, and classification of work.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to review chapter 10 on change of occupancy classifications, means of egress, and code compliance for building elements.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to review chapters 12-14 on historic buildings, performance compliance method and moved or relocated buildings.

LUs: 7.0                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Familiarity with code compliance concepts

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 12/14/2025

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.