The Final Review

Burnham’s Blog

The Final Review shares the knowledge of Burnham’s experts in building permit expediting and code compliance. Learn about different jurisdictional building permit requirements, and stay up-to-date on the Americans with Disabilities Act and local accessibility standards. Follow the latest in sustainability, including building energy codes and sustainability design developments.

ADA turns 30: Celebrating the positive impact and its evolving role

Jan 7, 2020 6:30:00 AM

2020 marks the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) becoming Federal Law. This groundbreaking legislation has impacted the lives of people with disabilities in the United States by working to prohibit discrimination in areas including employment, transportation, public accommodations and communications. The important national changes and standards are achieved and enforced through the federal government and left for interpretation by state and local government programs and services.


Holiday Round-Up: 2019 Construction Moratoriums

Nov 5, 2019 6:30:00 AM

Across the country, municipalities limit construction activity, building permit issuances, or street closures during certain dates and times through November and December. This is done to promote full access to retail stores, restaurants and other businesses by the public. Each municipality has its own dates, types of work prohibited, and exception policies.


Building Safety Month Week Five: Innovations in Building Safety

May 28, 2019 9:10:00 AM

The last week of Building Safety month the ICC highlights the science and technological forces that lead to innovative ways to improve building safety.