approval Standards From the august 14–15 2017 commission meeting

The following code proposals were reviewed and adopted by the California Building Standards Commission at the August 14 - 15, 2017 meeting. These approved standards will be included in the 2016 California Building Standards Code (Cal. Code Regs., Title 24), as an Intervening Code Supplement, which is scheduled for publication on or before January 1, 2018.

All approved standards have an effective date of July 1, 2018, with the exception of any revisions to the California Administrative Code (Cal. Code Regs., Title 24, Part 1) and any changes without regulatory effect made to Title 24- such provisions are effective 30 days after filing with the Secretary of State.

Approved Standards By Agency

California Department of Public Health—CDPH

CDPH 01/16- Approved amendments to the 2016 California Building Code (Cal. Code Regs., Title 24, Part 2):


Department of Housing and Community Development—HCD

HCD 01/16Approved amendments to the 2016 California Residential Code (Cal. Code Regs., Title 24, Part 2.5):


Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development—OSHPD

OSHPD 01/16- Approved amendments to the 2016 California Administrative Code (Cal. Code Regs., Title 24, Part 1):

OSHPD 02/16- Approved amendments to the 2016 California Building Code (Cal. Code Regs., Title 24, Part 2):

OSHPD 03/16- Approved amendments to the 2016 California Electrical Code (Cal. Code Regs., Title 24, Part 3):

OSHPD 04/16- Approved amendments to the 2016 Mechanical Code (Cal. Code Regs., Title 24, Part 4):

OSHPD 05/16- Approved amendments to the 2016 California Plumbing Code (Cal. Code Regs., Title 24, Part 5):

California Building Standards Commission—BSC

BSC 01/16Approved amendments to the 2016 California Administrative Code (Cal. Code Regs., Title 24, Part 1):

BSC 04/16- Approved amendments to the 2016 California Referenced Standards Code (Cal. Code Regs., Title 24, Part 12):


Division of the State Architect–Structural Safety—DSA-SS/CC

DSA-SS/CC 01/16Approved amendments to the 2016 California Administrative Code (Cal. Code Regs., Title 24, Part 1):

DSA-SS/CC 02/16Approved amendments to the 2016 California Building Code (Cal. Code Regs., Title 24, Part 2):

DSA-SS/CC 05/16Approved amendments to the 2016 California Referenced Standards Code (Cal. Code Regs, Title 24, Part 12):


Office of the State Fire Marshal—SFM

SFM 01/16Approved amendments to the 2016 California Building Code (Cal. Code Regs., Title 24, Part 2):

SFM 02/16Approved amendments to the 2016 California Residential Code (Cal. Code Regs., Title 24, Part 2.5):

SFM 04/16Approved amendments to the 2016 California Fire Code (Cal. Code Regs., Title 24, Part 9):


Board of State and Community Corrections—BSCC

BSCC 01/16-Approved amendments to the 2016 California Administrative Code (Cal. Code Regs., Title 24, Part 1) and the 2016 California Building Code, Chapter 12 (Cal. Code Regs., Title 24, Part 2, Ch. 12):

Code Adoption Cycles

August 14-15, 2017 

State Agency Key

  • BSC—California Building Standards Commission
  • BSCC—Board of State & Community Corrections
  • CDPH—California Department of Public Health
  • CEC—California Energy Commission
  • DSA-AC—Division of the State Architect - Access Compliance
  • DSA-SS/CC—Division of the State Architect—Structural Safety/Community Colleges
  • HCD—Department of Housing & Community Development
  • OSHPD—Office of Statewide Health Planning & Development
  • SFM—Office of the State Fire Marshal