Instructor: Charles Barr

Credit Hours: 1.00

Approval Number:
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Course Description

This course fulfills the Ethics requirement for Building Code Administrators, Plans Examiners and Inspectors licensed under FS 468.  This course details the concepts of ethics, and the requirements of the relevant statutes and rules related to ethics for building officials, inspectors and plans examiners. The course will provide to the building officials, inspectors and plans examiners an understanding of the legal implications and expectation of conduct, what activities would be considered a breach of the public trust, how to make or obtain advisory opinions, how investigations are conducted, and what are considered. When the course has been completed, the building officials, inspectors and plans examiners will have a general working knowledge of ethical behavior.   

BCAIB approval #7362

Course Objectives

Upon completion of the course, building officials, inspectors and plans examiners will understand and be able to apply the requirements of the Florida Statutes and Rules related to ethics.












Instructor Bio

Charles (Chuck) Barr has more licenses than anyone we at Pace has ever come across including multiple Contractor and Electrical Contractor licenses, Building Official, Building Inspector and Plans Examiner licenses. Chuck has held Building Official positions (CBO) in Orange City and Fernandina Beach, Florida and is also an approved Florida Building Commission Advanced course accredditor. Aside from all his construction related licenses, Chuck is a licensed fixed wing commercial flight instructor, a rotary wing flight instructor and holds a Ship Captains license, not sure if he has a fishing license.

Chuck is essentially retired at the present and probably spends most of his time completing continuing education for his multitude of licenses iside and outside the construction industry.

Florida State Certified Contractor

CGC1508079 - Unlimited General Contractor                  
CFC1426436 - Unlimited Plumbing Contractor                  
EC13002676 - Unlimited Electrical Contractor                
CAC1814258 - Unlimited Air Conditioning Contractor            

BU908 - Florida Building Code Administrator (CBO)        

PX1172 - Plans Examiner (Standard)(Commercial/Residential) Building, Plumbing, Electrical and Air Conditioning

BN2685 - Building Inspector (Standard)(Commercial/Residential)Building, Plumbing, Electrical and Air Conditioning  


IAEI (International Association of Electrical Inspectors)
BOAF (Building Officials Association of Florida)

Approved Advanced Course Accredditor, Florida Building Commission

Other Approvals

Florida Building Code Professional (BCAIB): 5007887