Fire Plan Review Class
Presented by Les Townzen - Townzen & Associates
December 4-7, 2023
Hosted by Mercer Island Fire Department
Class Location: Mercer Island Community and Event Center
8236 SE 24th Street - Mercer Island, Washington 98040
This is an intensive comprehensive class over four days to prepare the student to conduct plan reviews in their fire prevention program duties. Some of the topics that this class will cover are administration, occupancies, hazardous materials, fire protection, egress and safety. This class will include a comprehensive workbook and practice reviews on actual real life projects that had been submitted for review to assist the student in the learning process.
- Assist the student in basic plan review methodology.
- Assist the student in developing the required skills necessary to perform a competent plan review.
- Where to find resources when faced with a difficult or new plan review.
- Assist the student in preparing for the ICC Plan Review Exam.
Cost: $475-WASFM member and $575 non-member (includes instruction, plans, and breaks) and ICC credits will be issued.
Lunch will not be provided.
Class size is limited to 30 students
- 2018 IBC
- 2018 IFC
- 2016 NFPA #13
- 2016 NFPA #72
- Architects Scale
- Engineers Scale
Class Contact: Fire Marshal Jeromy Hicks firstname.lastname@example.org or 206-275-7966
Mr. Townzen is the President of Townzen & Associates, Inc that was started in 2006 and is a fire protection, fire code, building code consulting firm located in Olympia. Mr. Townzen has over 44 years in the fire protection field and has been involved in national code development for the past 25 plus years. He has served on the code development committees for both the International Fire and Building Codes during the change to the international codes from the regional Uniform codes in 2000. He was on the drafting committee for the first edition of the International Performance Code.
Mr. Townzen has worked in two major local jurisdictions in his fire prevention career in positions of Fire Marshal and had served as the Chief Deputy Fire Marshal for the Washington State Fire Marshal’s as the lead code officer prior to his employment as a Regional Director with a national private fire engineering consulting firm. Mr. Townzen was on the first board of directors for the Washington State Association of Fire Marshals when it was formed in 1999. Mr. Townzen served as National Codes Director for many years.
Mr. Townzen started his own firm in 2006 with many of the clients being local jurisdictions. Townzen and Associates, Inc has contracts that has Mr. Townzen served as the Building Code Official for the cities of Kalama, Woodland, Vader, Roy and Yacolt and Fire Marshal for the city of Kalama. Mr. Townzen has been teaching fire and building code seminars across the country for the past 20+ years for both model code groups and under his own firm.