Deck Construction in the 2018 International Residential Code
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Deck Construction in the 2018 International Residential Code

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When: Wednesday, February 12, 2020
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 Second Avenue South
Minneapolis, Minnesota  55403
United States
Presenter: Paul Swett, Minnesota Department of Labor & Industry
Contact: 651-697-1654

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February 12, 2020 • Minneapolis (Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 2nd Ave S.)

$56 Member / $64 Non-member


This course will focus on deck construction in the 2018 International Residential Code (IRC) and highlight the significant change from section R507 in the 2015 Minnesota Residential code to R507 of the 2018 IRC in order to prepare for the new code provisions anticipated to be effective in March 2020.


Learning Objectives:

  • Have a clear understanding of deck construction in 2018 IRC model code and the significant differences from our current 2015 Minnesota Residential Code
  • Identify how to locate information, interpret code sections, and utilize code requirements from the 2018 IRC section R507
  • Recognize and understand how the provisions in 2018 IRC (Sec R507) apply to their profession in the regulated industry to better prepare for March 2020 Minnesota residential code adoption
  • Implement anticipated changes and an administrative process for smoother permit submittal and plan review compliance
  • Prepare the model code user with the necessary information to effectively use the 2018 IRC in Minnesota
  • Effectively answer questions dealing with the 2018 IRC Deck Construction provisions (R507)

CE Credits:

  • MN Contractor – 4 Credits  ENERGY
  • MN Building Official – 4 Credits
  • MN Realtor – 4 Credits


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*Cancellations received in writing on or before February 9, 2020 are fully refundable. No refunds will be allowed after February 9, 2020. Non-payment or non-attendance does not constitute cancellation. Substitutions may be made at any time for confirmed registrants. Notice of substitutions must be made in writing and sent to:

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