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2019 OSSC Updates

  • AIA Oregon 403 Northwest 11th Avenue Portland, OR, 97209 United States (map)

Coffee and pastries provided

Samir Mokashi, Principal at Code Unlimited, will be teaching a 2-hour code seminar, “2019 OSSC Updates". The course will focus on understanding the changes between current Oregon codes and the 2019 OSSC adoptions, including 2018 IBC codes. Regulations on the issues common to most building types and those that may be commonly misunderstood or misapplied will be covered. This course will explain what changed, why it changed, and how to apply these updates correctly in your projects.

Learning objectives:

  1. Review which codes changed and why.

  2. Learn about 2019 OSSC Adoptions.

  3. Learn about transitioning from 2012 to 2019 based Oregon Codes.

  4. View graphically explained samples of changes such as occupancy, fire life safety, and egress. 


Samir Mokashi has over 30 years of experience in regulatory requirements. He has successfully lead design teams through highly demanding programs, complex designs, challenging budgets, fast track schedules, and rigorous requirements. The clear advantage of having worked throughout US and internationally is evident in the projects, large or small, that Samir leads or consults on. He has been involved in code development at local and national levels and authored several code alternates and variances that resolved multi-disciplinary issues, simply and effectively. He has a unique ability to deliver simple and elegant solutions to problems that stump most others. The depth of his knowledge and strong communication skills have earned him wide respect from city and state officials, as well as designers, developers and architects. He is a sought after speaker, accredited educator and a highly-valued mentor to young professionals.