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Valuation Threshold for Alterations, Structural Repairs or Additions to Existing Buildings

In accordance with the 2013 California Building Code Chapter 2 definition of valuation threshold, the 2016 valuation threshold is $150,244.00 and will be updated again in January 2017.

The annual valuation threshold is based on the January 1981 threshold of $50,000.00 as adjusted using the ENR 20 Cities Construction Cost Index, and as published by Engineering News-Record, McGraw-Hill Publishing Company, for January of each year.

Valuation threshold for recent years:

Year ENR Construction
Cost Index (Jan.):
Valuation
Threshold
2016 10132.55 $ 150,244.00
2015 9971.96 $ 147,863.00
2014 9664.45 $ 143,303.00
2013 9437.27 $ 139,934.00
2012 9175.94 $ 136,060.00
2011 8938.30 $ 132,536.28
2010 8660.08 $ 128,410.86
2009 8549.06 $ 126,764.66
2008 8090.06 $ 119,958.65
2007 7879.58 $ 116,837.68
2006 7660.29 $ 113,586.07
2005 7297.24 $ 108,202.79
2004 6824.90 $ 101,198.98
2003 6580.54 $ 97,575.63
2002 6461.81 $ 95,815.11
2001 6280.85 $ 93,131.86
2000 6130.36 $ 90,900.40