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Re: UCBC (UCEB) Open Forum - October 25

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I've been looking this over and plan to attend the Oakland meeting. We are
actively pursuing the potential use of this document in Utah and have been
studying it's new format.

Barry H. Welliver

"David L. McCormick" wrote:

> The following message was sent to the list server previously and as far as
> I know, it generated no discussion and Jack Laws has received no inquiries.
> The UCBC is a  important document and includes Appendix Chapters for
> retrofitting existing buildings as follows:
> Appendix Chapter 1:      URM
> Appendix Chapter 5:      Flexible Diaphragm - Reinforce Concrete or Masorny
> Walls (Tilt-ups)
> Appendix Chapter 6:      Cripple Wall - Residential
> Appendix Chapter 7:      Wood Soft Story
> Appendix Chapter 8:      Reinforced Concrete
> The draft UCBC is on the icbo website.  This is one of those times that the
> code writers are soliciting input and trying to facilitate discussion, and
> nothing is happening.  I am sending this email again in case someone missed
> it.
> Dave McCormick.
> On October 25th, 1999 there will be a"UCEB Open Forum".  (UCEB - Uniform
> Code for
> Existing Buildings, was formerly the UCBC.)  The meeting will be at the
> Oakland
> Hilton at 1 Hegenberger Rd, Oakland, CA 94621 (phone 510-635-5000)
> from 9 AM to 4 PM, with one hour break from 12 Noon to 1 PM for lunch.
> This meeting is being jointly sponsored by SEAOC Existing Buildings
> Committee and
> ICBO.  The purpose of the Open Forum  is to allow open discussion of
> concerns
> about any provisions of 2000 UCEB. This meeting is free and open to the
> public.
> All are invited to attend.  It is hoped that these discussions will
> eliminate
> confusion, and highlight substantial issues that may need to be modified in
> the
> 2001 UCEB Supplement through code change proposals (November 1 deadline).
> A draft of the 2000 UCEB can be found on the ICBO website.
> If you have any questions, please contact Jack Laws of SDE, State Chair of
> Existing Buildings.  He can be emailed at sde.sf(--nospam--at)