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CBSC periodically distributes general information bulletins (IB) to help clarify issues and resolve inconsistencies in the application of building standards laws and rules. These bulletins are not intended to replace or supersede the requirements of the laws and rules.  Please contact our office at cbsc@dgs.ca.gov for IBs not hyperlinked below or archived IBs older than those listed here.

  • Bulletin 19-05, June 24, 2019: Applicability of California Building Standards and Local Government Amendments
  • Bulletin 19-04, June 24, 2019: 2019 California Building Standards Code
  • Bulletin 19-03, May 23, 2019: AB 2913 (Chapter 655 Statutes of 2018) and Conflicts With Title 24
  • Bulletin 19-02, May 10, 2019: Invalidated AB 2282 recycled water building standards (Writ of Mandate, Exhibits 1 and 2)
  • Bulletin 19-01, February 13, 2019: CBSC launches a new website on February 15, 2019.
  • Bulletin 18-01, December 31, 2018: Summary of legislative changes to state laws related to state building standards.
  • Bulletin 17-08, December 22, 2017: Change without regulatory effect to the 2016 California Building Standards Code pursuant to SB 442 (Chapter 670, Statutes of 2017)
  • Bulletin 17-07, December 22, 2017: Certified and permanent adoption of emergency building standards for Exterior Elevated Elements (EEE) effective Dec. 13, 2017
  • Bulletin 17-06, December 14, 2017: 2016 California Building Standards Code: Intervening Code Adoption Cycle Supplement
  • Bulletin 17-05, December 14, 2017: 2017 Legislative Changes
  • Bulletin 17-04, December 1, 2017: International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) Tentative Interim Amendment (TIA UMC-005-15) regarding Chapter 6 Duct Systems
  • Bulletin 17-03, November 30, 2017: Code Advisory Committee - Call for Applications
  • Bulletin 17-02, October 27, 2017: Re-adopted Emergency Building Standards - Exterior Elevated Elements
  • Bulletin 17-01, February 2, 2017: Emergency Building Standards for Immediate Enforcement - Exterior Elevated Elements

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