Association of Minnesota Building Officials


The ICC Upper Great Plains Region III Educational Institute will be held February 4th through February 8th at the Oak Ridge Hotel And Conference Center in Chaska, Minnesota.  Registration is now open.  Hotel rooms are available. 

News from the 2018 ICC ABM in Richmond:
Chris Rose, Deputy Building Official from Fargo, North Dakota, and our Region III was named the Code Official of the Year.
Angie Wiese, PE, CBO, Saint Paul, was appointed to a three-year term on the ICC Board of Directors.


On April 11, 2017, AMBO was represented at the 2017 Annual BATC Home Show.  Photos HERE.

The 2017 AMBO Award recipients were announced at the February membership meeting held during the ICC Region III Educational Institute. A list of AMBO Award recipients is HERE.

A list of past AMBO Award recipients is HERE.

Automatic Fire Sprinkler Systems Now Not Required in Most Two-Unit Townhouses.  More info HERE.

Get Involved in the ICC Code Development Process - Current Chair, Dave Fisher

Code Update from CCLD


The Association of Minnesota Building Officials welcomes you to our website. We invite you to check the site frequently as a tool to remain informed with chapter activities, educational offerings, up to date news, legislative and communication with other inspectors and agencies. We welcome suggestions, ideas and news that you feel would improve the website. Feel free to contact Chair, Tom Bakken.


The Association of Minnesota Building Officials are a non-profit organization representing individuals and municipalities with no finacial interest in the content of construction regulations. Our interest is...Continue Reading...


Check out the Calendar of Events.
Current AMBO Meeting Schedule is HERE.

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2019 Paper Membership Application  or Online Registration. Please fill out and mail in paper application with payment or register online with credit card.


This organization shall be known as the Association of Minnesota Building Officials, a chapter of the International Code Council and hereafter in these by-laws referred to as AMBO. Continue Reading...


The majority of our members are building officials and building inspectors. Architects and engineers are also members. We welcome all entities of the building trades. AMBO focuses on continuing education and updating members with legislative news in the building construction industry.

Regional Chapters

Minnesota has Regional ICC Chapters throughout the State. Each Chapter has a representative to the AMBO Board of Directors.

Board of Directors

Here is a list of Ambo Officers and Board Members.


As a non-profit entity Ambo accepts donations to help fund education in the inspection industry within Minnesota. Donations can be made here.