Promoting public health and safety in building construction through responsible legislation, education, and building code development


CALBO's online bill search allows building officials a real-time way to follow CALBO's position on critical State legislation during the 2016 session.   

CALBO's Director of Public Affairs, Nicole Virga Bautista, continues to work closely with the CALBO Legisltive Committee to track and take position on bills with a laser focus on collaboration with like-minded organizations as the mechanism for proactive change.



At CALBO, we strive to provide the best education and supportive network for professionals in building departments and industry representatives throughout California.  

We hope you will use these newsletter as a resource to keep yourself up-to-date with everything building!

Read the latest CALBO Newsletter - Click Here


California Code Adoption Resources

California code adoption resources are now available! Whether you are new or a seasoned veteran to the code adoption process, these resources are vital for all charged with adopting the next code cycle.

Thank you to CALBO Committee Member and ICC Board Director Stuart Tom for the workshop PowerPoints on the code adoption process.


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Building Inspector I/II City of Fremont ,
Building Inspector (Two Positions) CITY OF YORBA LINDA May 31, 2018
RES & COMM BUILDING INSPECTOR California Code Check May 31, 2018
Plan Checker I City of Stockton May 31, 2018
Permit Technician City of Pittsburg, California June 01, 2018
Chief Building Inspector City of Lincoln June 01, 2018
Assistant Building Regulations Manager City of Torrance June 01, 2018

Latest News

License Classification to Install Energy Storage Systems (ESS) Survey for CSLB

May 11, 2018

The Contractors State License Board (CSLB) held public participation hearings in April 2018 on energy storage systems (ESS).

The purpose of these hearings was to help CSLB staff gather information on ESS that will be used to review the appropriate classification(s) to install an ESS in a standalone contract or when included in the installation of a solar photovoltaic system.  The hearings were the opportunity to provide comments directly to CSLB.

If you missed the hearings, please take the following survey.  The survey information will be forwarded to CSLB for their use.

Thank you for your participation and feedback!

Please click here for the survey.

CALBO's 56th Annual Business Meeting Presentations!

April 08, 2018

At the 2018 CALBO Annual Business Meeting, held from Monday, March 23 - Thursday, March 27, 2018, members gathered for a week filled with networking and professional development opportunities. Numerous courses and seminars were held throughout the week. Please find a selection of some of the most talked about presentations in the list below. 

Understanding the Regulatory Process

Building Department Fees...You Need a Plan

Best Practices for Developing the Next Generation

Accessory Dwelling Units

CALBO Government Affairs Forum

State Agency Panel

National Preparedness Month - September 2017

September 05, 2017

In honor of National Preparedness Month, the CALBO Emergency Preparedness Committee urges the CALBO Community to review these resources to enhance local government and statewide emergency preparedness, response, and recovery efforts following as disaster.

We have observed and experienced the importance of emergency preparedness, especially with the recent California wildfires and Hurricane Harvey. It is only through our efforts and sacrifices that we are able to serve our own community and those communities in need.

If you have any questions, please contact Committee Chair, David Gonzalves with County of Tuolumne.