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About Us

The purpose of NYSBOC is to provide assistance to members in various ways in the performance of their duties as Public Officials...


Membership starts at the local level.  We presently have eighteen (18) working local chapters through out New York State...

Our Partners

NYSBOC partners with other organizations to promote our mission from the international to the local level, have work with other organizations to achieve our goal of promoting code enforcement and supporting our members.


The New York State Building Officials Conference was formed in 1928 by a group of building officials who met informally to discuss mutual problems related to their work. It was in 1930 in Syracuse that the group formally organized electing James Armstrong of Yonkers its president. However, by 1931, the impact of the depression was being felt, and the organization did not meet again until June 1946, when some 100 building officials from all over the state answered the call to meet at the Seneca Hotel in Rochester to reconvene the Conference. A full slate of officers was elected, working committees established and efforts to form local chapters were begun. The New York State Building Officials Conference (NYSBOC) was established on November 21, 1947. The Conference voted to affiliate with BOCA, the Building Officials and Code Administrators, a nationwide organization.

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