Code Adoption proposals for Commission Review and approval

Meeting Notice and Agenda, August 14–15, 2017

The following state agencies have submitted code adoption proposals (code changes) for commission review and approval.  These proposals are intended for inclusion 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, with an effective date of July 1, 2018.

State Proposing Agency Rulemaking

California Department of Public Health—CDPH

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

Department of Housing and Community Development—HCD

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

Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development—OSHPD

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

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

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

OSHPD 04/16Proposed adoption of amendments to the 2016 California Mechanical Code (Cal. Code Regs., Title 24, Part 4):

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

California Building Standards Commission—BSC

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

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

Board of State and Community Corrections—BSCC

BSCC 01/16-Proposed adoption of 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):

Division of the State Architect—Access Compliance—DSA-AC

DSA-AC 01/16Proposed adoption of amendments to the 2016 California Building Code, Chapter 11B (Cal. Code Regs., Title 24, Part 2, Ch. 11B):

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

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

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

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

Office of the State Fire Marshal—SFM

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

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

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

Code Adoption Cycles

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

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