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Building Plans Examiner (B3)

Building Plans Examiner (B3)

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Building Plans Examiner (B3) Practice Exam

As a Building Plans Examiner, you will be accountable for reviewing submitted plans to decide if they meet the requirements of the various Building Codes and Standards adopted by the jurisdiction. Moreover, at this level of certification, as a Building Plans Examiner, you will be able to review plans for any size of the structure in any occupancy classification.

NOTE: For this exam, you will need the 2018 International Building Code and either the ACI 318 OR Concrete Manual (any edition).

Exam Details

  • Exam Name: Building Plans Examiner
  • Exam ID: B3
  • State: National  / All
  • Type: National Certification
  • Code Year: 2018
  • Total Questions: 80
  • Exam Duration: 3:30 hours
  • Exam Type: Open Book

Course Outline

The Building Plans Examiner (B3) Exam covers the following topics - 

  • Domain 1 - General Administration (5%)
  • DOMAIN 2 - Building Planning 21%
  • DOMAIN 3 - Footings and Foundations 8%
  • DOMAIN 4 - Floor Construction 4%
  • DOMAIN  5 - Wall Construction and Coverings 12%
  • DOMAIN 6 - Roof/Ceiling Construction (4%)
  • DOMAIN 7 - Public Safety and Special Construction (46%)

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Exam Format and Information

Exam Name Building Plans Examiner 
Exam Code B3
Exam Duration 3:30 hours
Exam Format Multiple Choice Questions
Exam Type Open Book
Number of Questions 40-60 Questions
Eligibility/Pre-Requisite As specified
Exam Status Live
Exam Language English
Pass Score 75 and above


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