Special Seismic Certification

Building Official

Items requiring a licensed engineer’s stamp are also supposed to be submitted for review and approval by the local building authority. The building official responsibility is to:

  • Review the basis of certification as provided by manufacturer and certification engineer for conformance with code requirements
  • Check Structural Engineer of Record shop drawing review of CoC and check unit is certified for level in excess of site demand
  • Review anchorage design details and conformance with CoC
  • Ensure IOR and SEOR performed site review of unit anchorage and labeling prior to allowing occupancy