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Tuesday, October 25, 2022 
2:00 – 5:00 pm CDT


Presented by
Christopher McWhite

Introduction (course scope, cited codes, invitation to dialogue)
Definitions (IBC, IMC, IZC and IPC)
What an inspector needs to know (Chapter 5)
Zoning (IZC)
Mixing uses versus mixing occupancies (IBC Chapter 5)
Mixing construction types: Can you do that? (Chapter 4 and 5)
Special mixes (Chapter 4, 5, 11, Appendix C)
Don’t the uses have to be separated? (Chapter 7)
Imagine that! (Chapter 7)
Get a little closer, don’t be shy (Chapter 9, IFC Chapter 5)
• Chapter 10 loads and egress requirements
• IFC Chapter 9
• IBC Chapter 12
• IFC Chapter 62
IBC Chapter 11 and Chapter 29
Something old, something renewed (IEBC Chapter 3, 8, 10, and 13)
ISPSC Chapter 6
IPC Chapter 11
IMC Chapter 5 and 11
IECC Chapter 4, Standards and Appendices
IgCC Chapter 1, 3, 7 and Appendices
Quick flyover review and questions



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Professional Engineers:
3.0 PDHs

3.0 HSW CE Hours
 AIA  Pending

International Code Council:


Continuing Education Credit Information
 This webinar is open to the public and is designed to qualify for 3.0 PDHs for professional engineers and 3.0 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 3.0 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 Energy. 

 Visit this course listing at for updates on pending credits. 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). 


Christopher McWhite, CBO, HCO

Mr. McWhite is a graduate of Vincennes University. He has served as an inspector and plans examiner in Massachusetts, Georgia, Virginia, and Indiana. He has served on the Massachusetts Construction Supervisor Licensing exam rewriting committee to help transition the exam from the 2009 to the 2015 International Codes, as a member of the International Code Council’s IPMC / IZC Code Development Committee, and as member of the ICC Building Membership Council. Mr. McWhite has earned a combined 21 Certifications from SBCCI (Legacy Code) and ICC including Housing Code Official, Building Code Specialist, Plumbing Code Specialist, Certified Building Official, and is currently two certifications away from Master Code Professional.

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: Mixed-Use Buildings: More than Just Mixed Occupancies

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This course focuses on the issues and considerations related to mixed-use buildings, including zoning, code compliance, classifications, egress and more. The course utilizes the various building codes as a framework for avoiding, identifying, and resolving common challenges design professionals face with mixed-use buildings.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to review common definitions related to mixed-use buildings and discuss the various building codes that impact occupancy classification, design, zoning, and construction, including the IBC, IMC, IZC, and IPC.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to understand the differences between mixing uses of a building and mixing occupancies by using IBC chapter 5 as guidance.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to discuss special mixes and how they are treated in IBC chapters 4, 5, and 11.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to utilize the IFC and IBC to identify and comply with load and egress requirements.

LUs: 3.0                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Familiarity with code compliance concepts

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 

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.