Code Consulting for a Safer Tomorrow

 Brian L. Blackwell, CBO, MCP

Qualifications and Certifications:

Brian holds 28 ICC certifications in the disciplines of Building, Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, and Fire Inspections, including ICC certifications as a Certified Building Official, Master Code Professional and Fire Inspector-II.  Brian’s certificates are available for review by request. Brian is also a Registered Building Official with the State of South Carolina Building Codes Council, approved Office of School Facilities Chapter 1 inspector, and licensed as a South Carolina General Contractor (G-99922). 


Brian is the CEO and Founder from inception of corporation in 2005. He served as the Building Official for the City of Gaffney, South Carolina for ten years and as a Combination Field Inspector for Spartanburg County for three and one-half years.

Brian is a member of many professional associations including the South Carolina Chapter of the International Association of Electrical Inspectors and the Upper State Code Enforcement Association serving as past president in both associations.  In addition, he has served on the ICC’s Examination Development Committee and is a past chairman from 2000-2005.  A seasoned Code Enforcement Professional, Brian averages over 15 hours of continuing education per year.


            International Code Council:

  1. Master Code Professional
  2. Building Code Specialist
  3. Mechanical Code Specialist
  4. Electrical Code Specialist
  5. Plumbing Code Specialist
  6. Commercial Fire Sprinkler Inspector
  7. Accessibility Inspector/Plans Examiner
  8. Commercial  Building Inspector
  9. Building Plans Examiner
  10. Certified Building Code Official 
  11. Certified Building Official
  12. Certified Electrical Code Official
  13. Certified Mechanical Code Official
  14. Certified Plumbing Code Official
  15. Combination Inspector
  16. Combination Plans Examiner
  17. Commercial Combination Inspector
  18. Commercial Electrical Inspector
  19. Electrical Inspector
  20. Electrical Plans Examiner
  21. Fire Inspector I
  22. Fire Inspector II
  23. Commercial Mechanical Inspector
  24. Mechanical Plans Examiner
  25. Commercial Plumbing Inspector
  26. Plumbing Plans Examiner
  27. Residential Combination Inspector
  28. Residential Electrical Inspector