April 2, 2020
BIA RESOURCES
WEBINAR: CONTINUING SAFE PERMITTING AND INSPECTION PRACTICES DURING COVID-19
Below is information from the California Building Industry Association (CBIA) with details on a webinar titled, “ Continuing Safe Permitting and Inspection Practices during COVID-19 ”.It’s being put on by the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC), Sustainable Energy Action Committee (SEAC), and the International Association of Electr ical Inspectors (IAEI) in partnership with the California Solar and Storage Association.

One of the panelists included is representing the Los Angeles County area, Mostafa Kashe - Chief Electrical Inspector for Los Angeles County:
Continuing Safe Permitting and Inspection Practices during COVID-19 :
Free Webinar

While this webinar will focus on issues specifically of interest to electrical inspectors and solar installers, there will be a lot of information that can apply to the other trades and local code enforcement.

Confronted by the current global pandemic, building departments across the country are facing a challenging question: “Do we shut down or stay open?” Fortunately, there are options that allow for safe, continued building department operations while maximizing the safety of solar installations.
Join us on Monday, April 6th, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM ET (11 AM -12:30 PM PT) for a live webinar addressing how building departments can continue operations, using no-touch permitting and inspection practices while preserving permitting and inspection quality.
Panelists will include :
Mostafa Kashe - Chief Electrical Inspector for Los Angeles County;
Dave Gans - Chief Building Official for Oceanside, California;
Darold Wiley, Sr. Electrical Inspector for Irvine, California; and
Donny Cook - Chief Electrical Inspector for Shelby County, Alabama.
This webinar is jointly hosted by the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC), Sustainable Energy Action Committee (SEAC), and the International Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI) in partnership with the California Solar and Storage Association.