Course Description

When: Tuesday, August 15th, 2023

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT

Location: Online (Zoom)

CEUs: CE Units 2.0 Hrs (certificate of completion)

Instructor: Paul Klein

Format: Live Instruction with Q&A

Video Replay: Available for those who register before August 15th, 2023.

Description: This course is a refresher based on the 2022 California Building Code Chapter 11A provisions. It's designed for professionals who are familiar with the basics of private multi-family housing/apartments or would like an update on the latest requirements applicable to private multi-family apartments in California.

The topics and scenarios we will be discussing will be related to Multi-Family Dwellings/Apartments as follows:

  • Private multi-family dwellings overview
  • Ground floor units and applicability 
  • The scoping of multi-family housing in relation to public housing projects
  • How to calculate accessible parking for multi-family housing/apartments
  • Application of adaptable units
  • Multi-story dwelling units
  • Relationship between CBC Chapter 11A and The Federal Fair Housing Act

The goal of this session is to review and refresh your thought process and ability to become better at applying the various regulations, codes, and standards related to multi-family housing/apartments in California.

Benefits to you for attending:

  • Apply CBC Chapter 11A provision more effectively
  • Understanding private multi-family housing provisions better
  • Relationship between 11A and public housing
  • Application of state and federal accessibility provisions
  • When and how to apply state and federal requirements confidently
  • CEUs for Architects, Inspectors & Certified Access Specialists (CASp)

Who It's For:

  • ADA Coordinators
  • Accessibility Specialists
  • Architects
  • CASp's
  • Code Officials
  • Contractors
  • Designers
  • Developers
  • Engineers
  • Facility Managers
  • Housing Administrators 
  • Inspectors
  • Plans Examiners
  • Other professionals who work with housing accessibility

If you have any questions or concerns, please email them to: [email protected]

Course curriculum

  • 1

    2022 CBC Chapter 11A Refresher

    • Zoom Link For August 15th 2023

    • Access Related Acronyms & Abbreviations

    • 2022 CBC Chapter 11A Refresher Slides.pdf

    • August 15th 2023: REPLAY: 🎥:


Paul Klein, CBO, CASp

Paul is co-owner and principle with California Certified Accessibility Specialists, Inc. Paul has worked for several jurisdictions in the greater Sacramento area over the last 2 decades as a Building Inspector, Senior Plans Examiner, Assistant Building Official and Chief Building Official. Paul previously served on the California Association of Building Officials (CALBO) Access Committee. From 2001 to 2005 he was a Plan Review instructor for the California Association of Building Officials (CALBO). Paul is currently an instructor for the, Sacramento Valley Association of Building Officials (SVABO), and the American Institute of Architects Central Valley (AIA). He is a Past President for the Sacramento Valley Association of Building Officials (SVABO). Paul is a Certified Access Specialist (CASp) by the California Division of State Architect (DSA), is certified by the International Code Council (ICC) as an Accessibility Inspector/Plans Examiner and holds certifications from a variety of organizations such as ICC, IAPMO and NFPA. He is a member of The National Association of Accessibility Consultants (NAAC).