Registration available soon.
OCEA holds two training conferences each year, one in the spring and one in the fall. Sessions focus on topics important to code enforcement.
OCEA Spring Conference 2023
Hood River, OR
Bulletproofing Relationships and Marriages
Recreational Marijuana, Rules and Regulations
Sovereign Citizens and Constitutionalists
Squatters in Foreclosed Homes
Life of a Code Case
Animal Abuse and Neglect
Dealing with Difficult People
OCEA offers four levels of professional certification for members.
Level 1 – Fundamentals of Code Enforcement (FCE)
40 OCEA training credits or equivalent required
Level 2 – Intermediate Code Enforcement (ICE)
80 OCEA training credits or equivalent required
Level 3 – Advanced Code Enforcement (ACE)
120 OCEA training credits or equivalent required
Level 4 – Certified Code Enforcement Professional (CEP)
120 OCEA training credits or equivalent required, plus completion of either a Legal Issue Paper or Presentation. The topic must be submitted for approval to the Training Officer and members of the training committee.
CEP certification requires a minimum of 20 training credits a year to maintain the certification. These credits my be earned at an OCEA conference or other means as approved by the Training Officer.