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CALGreen Inspector/Plans Examiner (CT)

CALGreen Inspector/Plans Examiner (CT)

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  • Last UpdatedApril 2024

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CALGreen Inspector/Plans Examiner (CT) 

CALGreen Inspector/Plans Examiner (CT) Exam is based upon the  2019 California Green Building Standards Code, Title 24, Part 11 (CALGreen).

CALGreen Inspector/Plans Examiner (CT) Exam Outline

The CALGreen Inspector/Plans Examiner (CT) Exam covers the following topics - 

Domain 1 - General Requirements - 22%

  • Terminology 6%
  • Construction Development and Code Provisions 12%
  • Site Development 4%

Domain 2 - Residential Building Systems 34%

  • Water Efficiency and Conservation  2%
  • Material Conservation and Resource Efficiency 12%
  • Environmental Quality 18%
  • Additions and Alterations 2%

Domain 3 - Nonresidential Building Systems 44%

  • Water Efficiency and Conservation 6%
  • Material Conservation and Resource Efficiency 16%
  • Environmental Quality 18%
  • Additions and Alterations 4%

Exam Format and Information

Exam Name CALGreen Inspector/Plans Examiner 
Exam ID CT
Exam Duration 120 mins
Exam Format Multiple Choice and Multi-Response Questions
Exam Form Open Book Exam
Number of Questions 50 Questions
Exam Type State Certification
Exam Status Live
Exam Language English
Exam Method Computer-Based / Proctored Online Testing

CALGreen Inspector/Plans Examiner (CT) FAQs

The approved references for each exam are listed when you search for your exam on the Exam Catalog. Link -
The Code Council does not specify education or experience requirements for certification applicants for most exams.
Yes, the CALGreen Inspector/Plans Examiner (CT) exam open book
Test questions are in four-option, multiple-choice format, with one answer on each question, scored as correct.
ICC Exams are designed to test minimal competency on the subject matter. Simply being able to locate information in a reference is not sufficient to demonstrate this competency, and time constraints are set in consideration of this fact. There is not enough time on any exam to look up every question on an exam.
If you're taking a Certification exam then you will have six exam attempts within a six-month period. Once you have attempted an exam six times, you must wait six months from the first attempt to register again. But, if you're taking a Contractor exam then you must wait ten days between each time you test before you will be allowed to test again, unless indicated otherwise by the applicable licensing board. You may test as many times as needed until you pass the exam unless indicated otherwise by licensing board requirements.
Results for examinations taken online or at a testing site are available immediately after completion of the examination.
Proctored Remote Online Testing (PRONTO) is available 24/7, 365 days a year, in any secure location such as your home or office. Computer-based Testing is administered frequently at over 350 sites across the nation and outside the U.S. You can locate the testing availability and locations once your purchase the exam. Exams are good for one year from the time of purchase.
Generally speaking, a contractor/trade exam requires a score of 70 to pass whereas certification exams require a 75.
A scaled score transforms a raw test score (the number of test questions answered correctly) into other measurement units, called a scale score. However, please know that a scale score is not the number of questions answered correctly, nor the percentage of questions answered correctly. For more visit -
The Code Council reserves the right to revoke or withhold any examination scores if, in its sole opinion, there is adequate reason to question their validity.
If you renew online, your certifications are renewed immediately. You will see your new certification expiration date on your myICC account or at immediately after your online renewal application is processed. ICC Certification staff review submissions, and all applications are auditable, as before.
It suggested that you should arrive for the exam at least 30 minutes before the examination is scheduled to begin. If you arrive more than 15 minutes late for your appointment, you may be refused admission and exam fees will be forfeited.


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