Resources for Building Code Officials

Building Official Webinar Series—On Demand Courses

To view on demand courses, visit ACI University sign in or create an ACI profile, and click on the Redeem Code tab. Submit the access code ACICode to add the Building Official Webinar Series to your profile, which will be available under the My Courses tab. Earn 1.0 PDH / 0.1 CEU for each webinar by passing the 10-question quiz.

    • Drainage/Waterproofing (June 27, 2023) – Brent Anderson
    • Sustainability (June 13, 2023) – Andrea Schokker
    • Hot Weather Concrete (March 14, 2023) – Tarek Khan
    • Surface Imperfections in Concrete (February 14, 2023) – George Seegebrecht
    • Residential Concrete (January 10, 2023) – Jim Baty
    • Cold Weather Concrete (December 13, 2022) – Kim Basham
    • Concrete Basics (November 8, 2022) – Michelle Wilson
    • Code Requirements for Sampling, Testing, and Inspecting Structural Cast-in-Place Concrete (September 2021) – Jim Casilio and Steve Szoke

Free Publications

Personnel Qualifications

Building codes require personnel to be certified. These requirements need to be enforced, especially for concrete, the only building material that does not arrive at the jobsite in its final form. PERSONNEL CERTIFICATIONS ARE MANDATORY! Requirements are often buried in referenced standards, so ACI offers access to this document for building officials.

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Building Safety Article Series

Four-part Concrete International article series on the reasonable safety of existing buildings addressing the nuances, complexities, challenges, and opportunities associated with structural condition assessments of concrete structures.

Building Safety Article Series »

Committee Resources

A wealth of knowledge to assist in surveys, evaluations, and repairs has been produced by ACI Committees:

Visit these committee pages to see the many resources available. Examples are:

Complimentary Copies of ACI Codes

Code officials may request free electronic access to ACI codes and standards referenced in the International Code Council family of model building codes.

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International Building Code

  • ACI 117-10: Specification for Tolerances for Concrete Construction and Materials
  • ACI 216.1-14(19): Code Requirements for Determining Fire Resistance of Concrete and Masonry Construction Assemblies
  • ACI 318-19: Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete
  • ACI CODE 440.11-22: Structural Concrete Buildings Reinforced Internally with Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Bars – Code Requirements
  • ACI 550.5-18: Code Requirements for the Design of Precast Concrete Diaphragms for Earthquake Motions
  • ACI ITG-7-09: Specification for Tolerances for Precast Concrete

International Existing Building Code

  • ACI CODE 562-21: Assessment, Repair, and Rehabilitation of Existing Concrete Structures – Code

International Residential Code

  • ACI 332-20: Code Requirements for Residential Concrete


Complimentary Copies of ACI Codes

Building officials can request free digital copies of the newest codes from ACI including Code 562 and Code 440.11. View full list of available codes here. Contact

Free Resource for Building Officials on Personnel Qualifications

ACI Building Code Officials Personnel Qualifications


Questions, Comments, and Suggestions

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