News & Updates


New Permit Technician Opportunities

Plan for these new opportunities designed for California building-safety counter staff. There is something for permit technicians of all levels. 

The topics were selected to strengthen building department operations and the careers of building-safety professionals at the counter.

Mark your calendars! More webinar dates coming Spring 2024!

**Register Now – Click Here**

Code Enforcement Essentials for Permit Technicians
Thursday, February 29, 2024

Embracing Innovation at the Permit Counter: Mastering New Computer Systems
Thursday, March 14, 2024

Over-the-Counter Efficiencies: Utilizing GIS to Improve the Permit Application Process
Thursday, May 9, 2024 

Permit Technician’s Guide to Solar Photovoltaic, Energy Storage and EV Charging Systems
Thursday, June 6, 2024

Contractor Licensing Fundamentals for Counter Technicians
Registration Coming Soon

Zoning for Permits Technicians: Understanding How Zoning Regulations Impact Permit Issuance and the Plan Review Process
Registration Coming Soon

Diffusing Difficult Situations: Strategies for Resolving Conflict and Enhancing Relationships
Registration Coming Soon


Here’s Your Chance to Showcase Products & Services!

Have you secured your booth to join us in Indian Wells? With over half of the booths already claimed, now is the time to secure your spot to connect with the influential leaders of California building departments.  

Why exhibit with us? 

 - Engage Face-to-Face: Establish meaningful connections with seasoned local government personnel.
- Showcase Innovations: Highlight your cutting-edge products and services throughout the week. 
- Networking Opportunity: Spend valuable one-on-one time with attendees throughout the program.
- Free Advertising: Enjoy the exposure with mentions in the event emails, CALBO News on the CALBO website. 

But that’s not all – consider elevating your presence as a Sponsor!

As a sponsor, you can support: 

  - Morning Refreshments: There might not be bacon to enjoy, but the coffee will be plentiful! Attendees will be grateful for a refreshment in the morning. 
- Afternoon Refreshments: Everyone will need a mid-day snack as they enjoy the topical & informative programming we have to offer.
- Attendee Water Bottle: Keep the attendees well hydrated by providing water bottles to enjoy at the ABM and even back at the office! 
- Commemorative Pins: Make a lasting impression with this popular and highly requested collector’s item. Commemorative pins are a unique and tangible way to highlight your company, ensuring lasting visibility and positive associations. 
And much more!

Ready to make a lasting impact?
Click here for more information on our
exhibitor and sponsorship program!

If you plan to join us as an attendee, don’t forget to register. The exhibitor program kicks off on Tuesday, April 23, at 12pm – a not-to-be missed event! 

For any questions or concerns, please contact the CALBO Office at or 916-457-1103. 

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CALBO Awards Nomination Application
Application Deadline: Friday, March 22, 2024

Do you know a fellow CALBO member deserving of recognition? Here’s your chance to make that happen! Nominations are being accepted for six awards presented annually for active and dedicated CALBO members. Awards will be announced at the upcoming 62nd Annual Business Meeting in Indian Wells. For a full list of past award winners, please visit the Awards and Hall of Fame page located on the CALBO website.


CALBO’s 62nd Annual Business Meeting will be here soon!
Don't Miss these Opportunities

CALBO is excited to host its 62nd Annual Business Meeting in Indian Wells. An array of programs, events, and trainings will be offered for the professional development of our members. We are looking forward to gathering together in the desert!

Sunday, April 21 – Thursday, April 25, 2024
Renaissance Esmeralda Resort and Spa

Registration Deadline: Thursday, April 11, 2024

Want to learn more about the event?
Read below for event details!
Register Now - Click Here

Hotel Room Block Information
Planning to attend the ABM? Book your hotel accommodations now! Special overnight rates are available under the CALBO Room Block, but space is first-come, first-served until at capacity.

Annual Golf Classic Tournament – Sponsored by 4LEAF, Inc.
What better way to enjoy an afternoon in the desert than to take in a round of 18? Learn more about our annual golf tournament!

CALBO Awards
Do you know a fellow CALBO Member deserving of recognition? Online nomination submissions are now accepted for six awards presented annually for active and dedicated members. Deadline is coming fast – Friday, March 22, 2024.

Exhibitor and Sponsorship Program
Registration for our sold-out exhibitor program is now available. To learn more about this program, please click here

Thursday Courses
Did you know that CALBO hosts 6-hour CEU-approved courses at the ABM? Join us on Thursday, April 25 for important building-safety topics. Pre-registration is required and limited to one course per person. 

Important Travel Reminder
It’s no secret that the desert has become synonymous with music festivals, especially during the spring months. CALBO encourages all ABM attendees to be mindful of the music festival schedule and plan travel to and from the desert accordingly and in advance.

Questions about CALBO’s 62nd Annual Business Meeting?
 Please contact the CALBO Office or by phone at 916.457.1103.

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CALBO News: Winter 2023

Welcome Friend of CALBO,

At CALBO, our goal is to be the premier resource for all California code officials and industry colleagues. We hope you will find this newsletter to be of value as you protect the built environment in the Golden State.
A Publication of California Building Officials
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CALBO Partners – Stepping Up to Support our Profession

As we progress toward a new normal, CALBO continues to prevail and it’s due greatly to the unwavering support of CALBO’s Partners. Each of these sponsors makes an annual commitment – to show up, pitch in, and partner with CALBO in promoting the very best of our profession.

Please join CALBO in giving thanks to each of these sponsors for their demonstrated commitment to our profession. Please support those, who support CALBO, even in times of change and uncertainty. Looking forward to a wonderful membership year ahead!

Gold Sponsors: 4LEAF, Inc., CSG ConsultantsInterwestOptimum Seismic, and Willdan.

Silver Sponsor: Bureau Veritas, ClaritiEnergy Code Ace, and VCA Code

Bronze Sponsors: International Code CouncilShums Coda AssociatesSimpson Strong-Tie, TRB + Associates, and Wall and Ceiling Bureau (WCB)