PLRB Building Code Department Launched

August 1, 2013

National building code expert Nick Gadzekpo has joined Ill.-based PLRB to lead the creation of the association’s Building Code Department.

This new service will provide assistance to claim professionals in their efforts to interpret and understand applicable building codes and regulations.

Nick Gadzekpo, PLRB Building Code and Regulation Consultant
Nick Gadzekpo,
PLRB Building Code and Regulation Consultant

Gadzekpo, who has worked in municipal and county governments for over 20 years in Norfolk, Va., and in Oak Park, Ill., has a wealth of experience in the administration and enforcement of building codes, standards, ordinances and regulations.

Gadzekpo is one of the few building code professionals nationwide to have enforced all three previous legacy model codes predating 2000 belonging to ICBO (International Conference of Building Officials), SBCCI (Southern Building Code Congress International) and BOCA (Building Officials and Code Administrators) respectively, and also served on the BOCA Code Interpretation Committee.

As an educator, he served on the faculty of the Lorman Education Service (LES), teaching and instructing courses related to building codes.

Gadzekpo can be reached at 630-724-2270 or

Source: Property & Liability Resource Bureau

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