Approved standard from the December 16–17, 2015 commission meeting

State agencies presented code proposals for the California Building Standards Commission's review and approval during two separate public meetings held on December 16-17, 2015 and January 19-20, 2016 respectively. These proposals were the result of the 2015 Triennial Code Adoption Cycle and intended for inclusion in the 2016 California Building Standards Code, Title 24, California Code of Regulations. The 2016 codes were published on July 1, 2016 and went into effect on January 1, 2017. This webpage contains those standards that were approved by the California Building Standards Commission on December 16 and 17, 2015.

Approved Standards by Agency

California Building Standards Commission—BSC

 

BSC 01/15

Adoption of amendments to the California Administrative Code for incorporation into the 2016 California Administrative Code (California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Part 1):

BSC 05/15

Adoption of the 2015 edition of the International Building Code with amendments for incorporation into the 2016 California Building Code (California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Part 2):

BSC 06/15

Adoption of the 2015 edition of the International Existing Building Code with amendments for incorporation into the 2016 California Existing Building Code (California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Part 10):

Department of Housing and Community Development—HCD

 

HCD 03/15

Adoption of the 2015 edition of the International Building Code with amendments for incorporation into the 2016 California Building Code (California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Part 2):

HCD 02/15

Adoption of the 2015 edition of the International Residential Code with amendments for incorporation into the 2016 California Residential Code (California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Part 2.5):

HCD 04/15 (Withdrawn)

Withdrawn during December proceedings and will be presented at the January 19-20, 2016 commission meeting. Proposed adoption of the 2015 edition of the International Existing Building Code with amendments for incorporation into the 2016 California Existing Building Code (California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Part 10)

Division of the State Architect - Structural Safety—DSA-SS

 

DSA-SS 01/15

Adoption of amendments to the California Administrative Code for incorporation into the 2016 California Administrative Code (California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Part 1):

DSA-SS 02/15

Adoption of the 2015 edition of the International Building Code with amendments for incorporation into the 2016 California Building Code (California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Part 2):

DSA-SS 03/15

Adoption of the 2015 edition of the International Existing Building Code with amendments for incorporation into the 2016 California Existing Building Code (California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Part 10):

DSA-SS 04/15

Adoption of amendments to the California Referenced Standards Code for incorporation into the 2016 California Referenced Standards Code (California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Part 12):

Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development—OSHPD

 

OSHPD 01/15

Adoption of amendments to the California Administrative Code for incorporation into the 2016 California Administrative Code (California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Part 1):

OSHPD 02/15

Adoption of the 2015 edition of the International Building Code with amendments for incorporation into the 2016 California Building Code (California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Part 2):

OSHPD 04/15

Adoption of amendments to the California Administrative Code for incorporation into the 2016 California Administrative Code (California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Part 1) AND proposed adoption of the 2015 edition of the International Building Code with amendments for incorporation into the 2016 California Building Code (California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Part 2-Structural):

Office of the State Fire Marshal—SFM

 

SFM 06/15

Adoption of the 2015 edition of the International Building Code with amendments for incorporation into the 2016 California Building Code (California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Part 2):

SFM 01/15

Adoption of the 2015 edition of the International Residential Code with amendments for incorporation into the 2016 California Residential Code (California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Part 2.5):

SFM 07/15

Adoption of the 2015 edition of the International Fire Code with amendments for incorporation into the 2016 California Fire Code (California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Part 9):

SFM 05/15

Adoption of the 2015 edition of the International Existing Building Code with amendments for incorporation into the 2016 California Existing Building Code (California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Part 10):

State Lands Commission—SLC

 

SLC 01/15

Adoption of amendments to the California Building Code, Chapter 31F, Marine Oil Terminals for incorporation into the 2016 California Building Code (California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Part 2):

Code Adoption Cycles

December 16-17, 2015 

To Make Approved Emergency Building Standards Permanent including Certifying Rulemaking Public Comment periods.

State Agency Key

  • BSC—California Building Standards Commission
  • DSA-SS—Division of the State Architect - Structural Safety
  • HCD—Department of Housing & Community Development
  • OSHPD—Office of Statewide Health Planning & Development
  • SFM—Office of the State Fire Marshal
  • SLC—California State Lands Commission