Items tagged: building codes

May is Building Safety Month

Building Safety Month is a public awareness campaign celebrated by jurisdictions worldwide during the month of May to help individuals, families and businesses understand what it takes to create safe and sustainable structures. The campaign reinforces the need for the adoption of modern, regularly-updated building codes, a strong and efficient system of code enforcement and […]


Champaign Code Review and Appeals Board Meeting Provides Opportunity for Feedback

On April 25, 2018, Building Safety Division staff and the Code Review and Appeals Board will assemble for the Board’s regularly scheduled April meeting at 4:30 pm in the Fire Station #1 basement level at 307 S. Randolph St., Champaign.  The meeting’s purpose is to provide an additional opportunity to engage design professionals, developers, contractors […]


Champaign Building Safety Division Maintains ISO BCEGS Class 3 Rating

The Champaign Fire Department Building Safety Division has again been awarded a Class 3 rating by the Insurance Services Office (ISO), an organization that independently evaluates building codes in communities across the United States.  ISO uses the Building Code Effectiveness Grading Schedule (BCEGS) to assign each municipality a classification from 1 to 10.  Class 1 […]