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Tag Archives: Robert Dupont

Proposal to scrap two DSPS councils ready for Assembly vote

As early as next week the state Assembly could be taking up a proposal that would eliminate two councils that help state officials both with reviewing complaints made against building inspectors and with drawing up rules used to verify the financial soundness of home builders.

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Code expert: AG opinion on sprinklers could undermine other codes

A building-code expert is warning that a recent attorney general opinion finding the state can’t enforce a fire-sprinkling rule threatens to undermine other code standards for commercial buildings. Attorney General Brad Schimel, a Republican, released an official opinion on Friday finding that a ...

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With electrical code changes, two different standards to be in effect for 17 months

Proposed revisions to the state’s electrical code won’t apply to one- and two-family dwellings until months after similar changes have taken effect for all other buildings. The Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services announced this week that it has submitted to ...

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