Building Safety Month

BUILDING SAFETY WEEK

The City of Universal City Development Services Department is excited to announce its first year of celebrating Building Safety Month. Building Safety Month is a nationwide effort to raise awareness of the importance of every aspect of the built environment through public and community outreach events during the month of May. This year's theme is...

CODE OFFICIALS -- PARTNERS IN COMMUNITY SAFETY AND ECONOMIC GROWTH


 Week 1: Mentoring the Next Generation of Building Professionals
                Sponsored by KB Homes

Saturday, May 6, 2017
Location: New KB Copano Ridge
               Subdivision - 100 Haven Grove
Time: 2 PM - 5 PM

Kids, ages 6 and up, will have a unique opportunity to walk in the footsteps of an inspector, engineer, builder, and contractor and learn the skills of each trade. Hosted in the new residential subdivision under construction in UC, the kids will get to explore homes under construction and learn all the aspects of construction and inspection. Participate in a Building Inspection Scavenger Hunt, Blue Print Creation, and Building Bridges.

 Week 2: Building Designs Solutions for All Ages

Saturday, May 13, 2017
Location: UC Public Library
                 100 Northview
Time: 10 AM - 11:30 AM

Universal City residents are encouraged to attend this event and engage with local building, electrical, plumbing, and HVAC contractors to learn what options are available to remodel their home to accommodate their future needs.
 

 Week 3: Manage the Damage - Preparing for Natural Disasters

Saturday, May 20, 2017 
Location: UC Park Pavilion
                 305 North Blvd.
Time: 9 AM - 11:30 AM

Kids are invited for a scavenger hunt and other fun activities to learn the importance of making a plan for the disasters and how those disasters can affect our community. Free hot dogs, chips, and drinks.

 Week 4: Investing in Technology for Safety, Energy, and Water Efficiency

Saturday, May 27, 2017
Location: City Hall Council Chambers
                 2150 Universal City Blvd.
Time: 9 AM - 11 AM

Residents are invited to this final outreach event for informative presentations on home safety, energy conservation, and water efficiency.


For more information or if you are a contractor that would like to participate, please contact
Jaclyn Redmon, Building Inspector   210-659-0333 x724
Regina Carmona, Event Coordinator    210-659-0333 x721