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Jan 26, 2012
BATON ROUGE – Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced the appointment of John Barry to the Louisiana State Uniform Construction Code Council.
The Louisiana State Uniform Construction Code Council serves to review and adopt the state uniform construction code, train and educate code officials and establish the requirements and process for certification of code enforcement officers, code enforcement inspectors and building officials. Additionally, the council accepts requests for amendments to the code, except those regarding the Louisiana State Plumbing Code, and will determine if any amendments are justified.
According to the statute, the council is comprised of nineteen at-large gubernatorial appointments, which are subject to senate confirmation.
John Barry, of Mandeville, is the Owner of Velvet Pines Developers. Barry will be appointed to serve as an at-large gubernatorial appointee, as required by statute.