PA Association of Building Code Officials

Pennsylvania Association of Building Code Officials (PABCO) is a non-profit association and represents PA UCC certified code officials, in addition to municipal code enforcement officers, architects, engineers, builders, remodelers, suppliers and others who are interested in code administration and enforcement in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

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2023 PABCO Legislative & Regulatory Conference

2023 PABCO Legislative & Regulatory Conference

*** THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED & WILL BE RE-SCHEDULED AT A LATER DATE *** Join other building officials for a series of legislative and regulatory seminars for Pennsylvania's building code community. Date:   September 26, 2023 Location: ...

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We’ve Been “Building” Since 2004

A Pennsylvania State Professional Chapter of the International Code Council, PABCO has been serving all professionals engaged in code administration and enforcement in Pennsylvania as well as those who design to and comply with codes in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania since 2004.

Let’s Build Something Together

Join PABCO today and become part of team of collegues dedicated to improving the safety of the Pennsylvania’s built environment.  Belong to the only organization dedicated to providing comprehensive information on legislation, legislative affairs, regulation development and regulatory reform for building and municipal code-related issues in Pennsylvania. 

PABCO Membership Categories

Professional Membership

This category of membership is available to any individual who:

  • Is a Construction Code Official (certified by the PA Department of Labor and Industry
  • in one or more categories as a Plans Examiner or Inspector), or
    Is a Building Code Official (certified by the PA Department of Labor and Industry), or
  • Is engaged in code administration/enforcement at the municipal level of government including but not limited to zoning, property maintenance, rental inspection, resale inspection, fire inspection, life/safety inspection, student housing inspection, vacant structures, blight and revitalization, etc.

Annual Dues: (Introductory first year rate of $40.00)
(2nd and subsequent years billed on an anniversary date basis – $74.00)

Individual / Educational Membership

This category of membership is available to:

  • Individuals
  • Unincorporated Partnerships
  • Sole Proprietorships
  • Schools, Colleges, Universities, Technical Centers
  • Any UCC Approved Continuing Education Provider (except Third Party Agencies)

Which:

  • Provide services to those engaged in building and municipal code administration and enforcement, or
  • Are interested in furthering the objectives of professional building and municipal code administration and enforcement in Pennsylvania

Annual Dues: Introductory first year rate of $60.00
(2nd and subsequent years billed on an anniversary date basis – $115.00)

Municipal / COG Membership

This category of membership is available to:

  • Any municipality in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Any Council of Government in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Annual Dues: (First year introductory rate of $150.00)

Renewals rate is on a sliding scale based on the number of UCC certified code officials employed by the municipality or COG.

Number Certified/Registered                Annual Dues- 2nd year
   1-9                                                                 $ 285.00
   10-24                                                            $ 460.00
   25-49                                                            $ 690.00
   50-99                                                            $ 920.00

Third Party Agency Membership

This category of membership is available to:

  • Any Third-Party Agency certified by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and
    Industry to provide UCC administration and enforcement services

Annual Dues – First year introductory rate of $150.00)
(Renewal rate is on a sliding scale based on the number of UCC certified code officials employed by the Third-Party Agency.)

Number Certified/Registered                Annual Dues- 2nd year
   1-9                                                                 $ 285.00
   10-24                                                            $ 460.00
   25-49                                                            $ 690.00
   50-99                                                            $ 920.00

Corporation / Organization Membership

This category of membership is available to:

  • Corporations
  • Trade Associations and Professional Societies
  • Units of Government (municipal, state, federal) that do not qualify for Municipal Membership

Which:

  • Provide services to those engaged in building code administration and enforcement, or
  • Are interested in furthering the objectives of professional building code administration and enforcement in Pennsylvania

Annual Dues: Introductory first year rate of $150.00
(2nd and subsequent years billed on an anniversary date basis – $285.000)

Contact Us

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PO Box 1282, Bethlehem, PA 18016

(610) 936-8116

info@paofficials.com