CODE ADOPTION PROPOSALS FOR COMMISSION REVIEW AND APPROVAL

Meeting Notice and Agenda, December 16–17, 2015 

The following state agencies submitted code adoption proposals (code changes) for the California Building Standards Commission's review and approval.  These proposals are intended for inclusion in the 2016 California Building Standards Code, Title 24, which is scheduled for publication in July 2016 with an effective date of January 2017.

State Proposing Agency Rulemakings

California State Lands Commission—SLC

SLC 01/15

Proposed 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).

Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development—OSHPD

 

OSHPD 01/15

Proposed 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

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):

OSHPD 04/15

Proposed 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):

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

DSA-SS 01/15

Proposed 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

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):

DSA-SS 03/15

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):

DSA-SS 04/15

Proposed 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):

California Building Standards Commission—BSC

 

BSC 01/15

Proposed 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

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):

BSC 06/15

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):

Department of Housing and Community Development—HCD

HCD 03/15

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):

HCD 02/15

Proposed 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

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):

Office of the State Fire Marshal—SFM

 

SFM 06/15

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):

SFM 01/15

Proposed 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

Proposed 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

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):

Code Adoption Cycles

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

Commission Review Meetings

Proposing agencies are required to ensure adequate public participation in the development of building standards; to ensure satisfactory technical review and sufficient time for such review by code advisory committees; and to ensure notice to the public of code change submittals prior to adoption by the CBSC. In addition to the rulemaking documents below, the 9-point criteria used to determine if a building standard is justified (HS. Code, § 18930) and the agency's Economic and Fiscal Impact Statement (Form 399) are available for each of the proposals upon request.

Key:

  • Final Express Terms (FET) 
  • Final Statement of Reasons (FSOR) 
  • Updated Informative Digest (UID) 
  • Commission Action Matrix: Green- Uncontested Items; Yellow- Challenged Items; Salmon- Withdrawn/No Action Required

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