Shums Coda Associates is committed to providing our clients with the same care and standard of technical excellence that has been the hallmark of our work for over a decade.  SCA has actively supported government staff during disaster-relief and redevelopment programs.  In addition, having seen nearly every type of building material and occupancy use combination imagined, we have provided reviews utilizing numerous versions and editions of model building codes, special municipal ordinances, and State and Federal legislation. This wealth of knowledge forms the foundation of the corporation, and provides the expertise to successfully manage every unique client issue or project.

David J. Basinger

Architect – Principal

Dave_FormalDavid Basinger has over 30 years of professional experience associated with architectural design and as a plans examiner. He has a Bachelor of Architecture from California Polytechnic University at San Luis Obispo and is a licensed Architect in the State of California. Mr. Basinger has reviewed both complex commercial projects and variety of residential construction, and projects such as commercial, medical, industrial and high-rise construction. He has been a manager of both plan review and inspection services for numerous jurisdictions in Northern California, such as the City of Mountain View, Santa Clara, Sunnyvale, Dublin and the Town of Danville, and has been a Regional Manager in the State of Arizona. Dave serves as the Principal in charge of non-structural plan review services.