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Building Safety Month is a public awareness campaign held annually in May to help citizens understand what it takes to create and sustain safe structures. The theme for 2022 is Building Codes in Action. Founded by the International Code Council, this campaign is celebrated by jurisdictions worldwide because they understand the need for safe and sustainable structures where we live, work and play.
The campaign reinforces the need for adoption of:
As part of its participation, the City of Milwaukee Department of Neighborhood Services will offer safety tips on Twitter & Facebook @milwaukeeDNS, and provide additional outreach opportunities to the community during the month of May (see schedule below and check back often for updates).
Residents are encouraged to participate in local events to learn more about safety, services and programs provided by the department.
Learn more about Building Safety Month at buildingsafetymonth.org or join the conversation on social media at #BuildingSafety365.
In 2022 The Department of Neighborhood Services (DNS) launched a HomeSAFE series. An educational program designed to inform and empower the public on building code and neighborhood issues. Through a combination of in-person and live digital educational presentations, and an online resource library, the Department strives to bring helpful information to Milwaukee’s citizens to keep them safe, healthy and happy.
Please visit the https://city.milwaukee.gov/HomeSAFE for more information.
Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:45 PM
Zeidler Municipal Building, 841 N. Broadway, Room 104, Milwaukee, WI 53202
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Get safety tips on Twitter @milwaukeeDNS. Join the conversation on social media at #BuildingSafety365.
Download the activity book and earn your certificate as a Junior Code Official.
Kids can get a FREE Junior Building Safety Inspector sticker and activity book by visiting the Service Counter at Home Depot on May 1.
The Milwaukee Region blends urban living with Midwest ambiance to create the ideal environment in which to make a living and live your life. Our career opportunities, low commute times, diverse neighborhoods, affordable housing, abundant recreational choices and excellent schools may amaze you at first – but you'll get used to them.
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