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Certain parts of the 2007 California Building Standards Code are temporarily unavailable due to external website changes and maintenance being completed by the publishers.

The 2007 triennial edition of Title 24, California Code of Regulations (CCR) consists of the following 12 Parts:

  • Part 1 - California Building Standards Administrative Code
  • Part 2 - California Building Code
  • Part 3 - California Electrical Code (2007 Edition not available online)
  • Part 4 - California Mechanical Code
  • Part 5 - California Plumbing Code
  • Part 6 - California Energy Code
  • Part 7 - California Elevator Safety Construction Code (Cal. Code Regs., Tit. 8) - no longer published in Title 24.
  • Part 8 - California Historical Building Code
  • Part 9 - California Fire Code
  • Part 10 - California Existing Building Code
  • Part 11 - 2008 California Green Building Standards Code (CALGreen Code)
  • Part 12 - California Reference Standards Code
  • Emergency Rulemaking

    Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD)

    OSHPD EF 01-11 - Amend Part 1, Chapters 6 and 7 regarding California Administrative Code, Title 24.

    Emergency standards pertaining to SB 90 - Hospital Seismic Compliance Deadline Extension

    • Finding of Emergency (PDF)
    • Emergency Building Standards - Part 1 (PDF) (Effective Date 06/22/2012)

    Certification of compliance:

    • Express Terms (PDF
    • Final Statement of Reasons (PDF
    • Updated Informative Digest (PDF


    The Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD)


    HCD EF 01-11
    - Amend  2010 California Building Code and the 2010 California Residential Code regulations pertaining to Carbon monoxide alarms and Carbon monoxide detection systems regulations in Part 2 (CBC) and 2.5 (CRC)

    Emergency standards pertaining to Carbon monoxide alarms and Carbon monoxide detection systems regulations in Part 2 (CBC) and 2.5 (CRC):

    • Finding of Emergency (PDF)
    • Emergency Building Standards - Part 2 & 2.5 (PDF)

    Public Comments:
    • City of Fremont (PDF)
    • Abrams (PDF)
    • City of Benicia (PDF)
    • Jorgensen (PDF)
    • Kiefer (PDF)
    • Wirick (PDF)

    Certification of compliance:
    • Express Terms (PDF)
    • Final Statement of Reasons (PDF)
    • Updated Informative Digest (PDF


    California Building Standards Commission (BSC)


    BSC EF 01-11
    - Amend Part 11, Chapter 5, Section 5.106.8 Light Pollution Reduction,  California Green Building Standards Code regulations.

    Emergency standards pertaining to Light Pollution Reduction regulations in Part 11, CGC:

    • Finding of Emergency (PDF)
    • Emergency Green Building Standards - Part 11 (Repeal) (PDF)
    • Emergency Green Building Standards - Part 11 (Amend) (PDF)

    Certification of compliance:

    • Express Terms (PDF)  - Addendum to Express Terms (PDF)
    • Final Statement of Reasons (PDF)
    • Updated Informative Digest (PDF


    Division of The State Architect - Structural Safety (DSA-SS & DSA-SS/CC)


    DSA-SS EF 01-11
    - Amend Part 11, Chapter 5, Section 5.106.8 Light Pollution Reduction,  California Green Building Standards Code regulations.

    Emergency standards pertaining to Light Pollution Reduction regulations in Part 11, CGC:

    • Finding of Emergency (PDF)
    • Emergency Green Building Standards - Part 11 (Repeal) (PDF)
    • Emergency Green Building Standards - Part 11 (Amend) (PDF)

    Certification of compliance:

    • Express Terms (PDF) - Addendum to Express Terms (PDF)
    • Final Statement of Reasons (PDF)
    • Updated Informative Digest (PDF


    The Office of the State Fire Marshal (SFM)


    SFM EF 01-11
    - Amend Part 2, California Building Code (CBC) for regulations regarding modifications to Smoke Detector Standards.

    Emergency standards pertaining to regulations in Part 2, CBC:

    • Finding of Emergency (PDF)
    • Emergency Building Standards - Part 2 (PDF)

    Certification of compliance:

    • Express Terms (PDF)
    • Final Statement of Reasons (PDF)
    • Updated Informative Digest (PDF)  


    SFM EF 02-11
    - Amend Part 2.5, California Residential Code (CRC) for regulations regarding modifications to Smoke Detector Standards.

    Emergency standards pertaining to regulations in Part 2.5, CRC:

    • Finding of Emergency (PDF)
    • Emergency Building Standards - Part 2.5 (PDF)

    Certification of compliance:

    • Express Terms (PDF)
    • Final Statement of Reasons (PDF)
    • Updated Informative Digest (PDF)  


    SFM EF 03-11
    - Amend Part 9, California Fire Code (CFC) for regulations regarding modifications to Smoke Detector Standards.

    Emergency standards pertaining to regulations in Part 9, CFC:

    • Finding of Emergency (PDF)
    • Emergency Building Standards - Part 9 (PDF)

    Certification of compliance:

    • Express Terms (PDF)
    • Final Statement of Reasons (PDF)
    • Updated Informative Digest (PDF


    The Office of the State Fire Marshal (SFM)

    SFM EF 01-10 - Amend Part 2, California Building Code (CBC) for regulations regarding modifications to NFPA 13, 13D and 13R Fire Sprinkler Standards.

    Emergency standards pertaining to regulations in Part 2, CBC:

    • Finding of Emergency (PDF)
    • Emergency Building Standards - Part 2 (PDF)

    Certification of compliance:

    • Express Terms (PDF)
    • Final Statement of Reasons (PDF)
    • Updated Informative Digest (PDF


    SFM EF 02-10
    - Amend Part 2.5, California Residential Code (CRC) for regulations regarding modifications to NFPA 13, 13D and 13R Fire Sprinkler Standards.

    Emergency standards pertaining to regulations in Part 2.5, CRC:

    • Finding of Emergency (PDF)
    • Emergency Building Standards - Part 2.5 (PDF)

    Certification of compliance:

    • Express Terms (PDF)
    • Final Statement of Reasons (PDF)
    • Updated Informative Digest (PDF


    SFM EF 03-10
    - Amend Part 9, California Fire Code (CFC) for regulations regarding modifications to NFPA 13, 13D and 13R Fire Sprinkler Standards.

    Emergency standards pertaining to regulations in Part 9, CFC:

    • Finding of Emergency (PDF)
    • Emergency Building Standards - Part 9 (PDF)

    Certification of compliance:

    • Express Terms (PDF)
    • Final Statement of Reasons (PDF)
    • Updated Informative Digest (PDF


    California Building Standards Commission (BSC)

    BSC EF 01-10 - Amend Part 5, Chapter 6, Table 6-4 2007 and 2010 California Plumbing Code for PEX regulations.

    Emergency standards pertaining to PEX regulations in Part 5, CPC:

    • Finding of Emergency (PDF)
    • Emergency Building Standards - Part 5 (PDF)

    Certification of compliance:

    • Express Terms (PDF)
    • Final Statement of Reasons (PDF)
    • Updated Informative Digest (PDF
    • Notice of Proposed Changes (PDF)


    The Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD)

    HCD EF 01-10 - Amend Part 5, Chapter 6, Table 6-4 2007 and 2010 California Plumbing Code for PEX regulations.

    Emergency standards pertaining to PEX regulations in Part 5, CPC:

    • Finding of Emergency (PDF)
    • Emergency Building Standards - Part 5 (PDF)

    Certification of compliance:

    • Express Terms (PDF)
    • Final Statement of Reasons (PDF)
    • Updated Informative Digest (PDF
    • Notice of Proposed Changes (PDF)


    Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD)

    OSHPD EF 02-10 - Amend Part 5, Chapter 6, Table 6-4 2007 and 2010 California Plumbing Code for PEX regulations.

    Emergency standards pertaining to PEX regulations in Part 5, CPC:

    • Finding of Emergency (PDF)
    • Emergency Building Standards - Part 5 (PDF)

    Certification of compliance:

    • Express Terms (PDF)
    • Final Statement of Reasons (PDF)
    • Updated Informative Digest (PDF
    • Notice of Proposed Changes (PDF)


    Division of The State Architect - Structural Safety (DSA-SS & DSA-SS/CC)

    DSA-SS EF 01-10 - Amend Part 5, Chapter 6, Table 6-4 2007 and 2010 California Plumbing Code for PEX regulations.

    Emergency standards pertaining to PEX regulations in Part 5, CPC:

    • Finding of Emergency (PDF)
    • Emergency Building Standards - Part 5 (PDF)

    Certification of compliance:

    • Express Terms (PDF)
    • Final Statement of Reasons (PDF)
    • Updated Informative Digest (PDF
    • Notice of Proposed Changes (PDF)  


    Department of Food and Agriculture (AGR)

    AGR EF 01-10 - Amend Part 5, Chapter 6, Table 6-4 2007 and 2010 California Plumbing Code for PEX regulations.

    Emergency standards pertaining to PEX regulations in Part 5, CPC:

    • Finding of Emergency (PDF)
    • Emergency Building Standards - Part 5 (PDF)

    Certification of compliance:

    • Express Terms (PDF)
    • Final Statement of Reasons (PDF)
    • Updated Informative Digest (PDF)


    California Department of Public Health (DPH)

    DPH EF 01-10 - Amend Part 5, Chapter 6, Table 6-4 2007 and 2010 California Plumbing Code for PEX regulations.

    Emergency standards pertaining to PEX regulations in Part 5, CPC:

    • Finding of Emergency (PDF)
    • Emergency Building Standards - Part 5 (PDF)

    Certification of compliance:

    • Express Terms (PDF)
    • Final Statement of Reasons (PDF)
    • Updated Informative Digest (PDF


    Division of The State Architect - Structural Safety (DSA-SS & DSA-SS/CC)

    DSA-SS EF 02-10 - Amend Part 1, Chapter 4, 2010 California Administrative Code regarding certification of school building projects.

    Emergency standards pertaining to Part 1, California Administrative Code:

    • Finding of Emergency (PDF)
    • Emergency Building Standards - Part 1 (PDF)

    Certification of compliance:

    • Express Terms (PDF)
    • Initial Statement of Reasons (PDF
    • Notice of Proposed Changes (PDF)
    • Final Express Terms (PDF)
    • Final Statement of Reasons (PDF)
    • Updated Informative Digest (PDF)

    Public Hearing Notice - Nov. 8, 2010:

    • Notice (PDF
    • Public Hearing Request (PDF)


    15-Day Notice of Proposed Action: Starts Dec. 15, 2010 and ends Dec. 30, 2010:

    • 15-Day Public Comment Form (DOC) (Last day to comment is: December 30, 2010)

    Emergency standards pertaining to Part 1, Chapter 4, 2010 California Administrative Code regarding certification of school building projects. (DSA-SS EF 02-10) 15-Day Comment Period
    • NOPA and Express Terms - ET - 15-Day (PDF)

    Public Comments:

    • Kerri C. Ostrom - California Coalition of Professional Const. Insp. (PDF)


    Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD)

    HCD EF 02-10
    - Emergency standards pertaining to structural standards for residential retrofit construction:
    • Finding of Emergency (PDF)
    • Emergency Building Standards - Part 10 (PDF)
    • Nine Point Criteria Analysis (PDF)

    Certification of compliance:
    • Express Terms (PDF)
    • Initial Statement of Reasons (PDF
    • Notice of Proposed Changes (PDF)
    • Final Express Terms (PDF)
    • Final Statement of Reasons (PDF)
    • Matrix Table (PDF)

     

    Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD)
    HCD EF 01-09
    - Emergency standards pertaining to Graywater Standards for residential construction:

    • Finding of Emergency (PDF)
    • Emergency Building Standards - Part 5 (PDF)
    • Nine Point Criteria Analysis (PDF)

    Certification of Compliance:

    • Express Terms (PDF)
    • Initial Statement of Reasons (PDF
    • Notice of Proposed Changes (PDF)
    • Final Express Terms (PDF)
    • Final Statement of Reasons (PDF)
    • Matrix Table (PDF)

    Public Comments - For all public comments received for HCD's Graywater Provisions see the 45-Day Public Comment Period page

    15-Day Notice of Proposed Action: Starts Nov. 25, 2009 and ends Dec. 9, 2009
    See Agency Notice of Proposed Action (NOPA) listed below:

    15-Day Public Comment Form (DOC) (Last day to comment is: October 27, 2009)

    Emergency standards pertaining to Graywater Standards for residential construction (HCD EF 01-09) 15-Day Comment Period

    • NOPA/ET/ISOR Combined - 15-Day (PDF)

    Public Comments:

    • County of Los Angelas Public Health - Land Use Program - P. Nejadian REHS (PDF)
    • County of Marin - Environmental Health Services (PDF)
    • P. James (PDF)
    • Fady Mattar PE (PDF)

     

    Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD)

    OSHPD EF 01-10 - Emergency standards pertaining to health facilities' Adoption of standards to update the HAZUS provisions for Part 1, Chapter 6 and 7

    • Finding of Emergency (PDF)
    • Emergency Building Standards - Part 1 (PDF)
    • Nine Point Criteria Analysis (PDF)

    Certification of Compliance:

    • Express Terms (PDF)
    • Initial Statement of Reasons (PDF)
    • Notice of Proposed Changes (PDF)

    Public Comments:

    • Califonria Nurses Association (PDF)
    • California Hospital Association (PDF)

    Meetings

    2009 Commission Meetings:

    • January 22, 2009 (PDF) - Meeting Minutes (PDF)
    • March 18, 2009 (PDF) - Meeting Minutes (PDF)
    • May 20, 2009 (PDF) Revised 5-11-09 - Meeting Minutes (PDF)
    • July 30, 2009 (PDF) - Meeting Minutes (PDF)
    • September 16, 2009 Cancelled
    • November 18, 2009 (PDF) (DOC) - Meeting Minutes (PDF)

    2009 Green Building Standards Meetings:

    • Green Building Standards Kick Off Meeting - January 14, 2009 (PDF)

    2009 Code Advisory Committee Review Meetings:

    • Plumbing, Electrical, Mechanical and Energy Committee (PEME) July 7, 2009 - Meeting Notice/Agenda (PDF)
    • Accessibility Committee (ACCESS) July 22 & 23, 2009 - Meeting Notice/Agenda (PDF) (TXT)
    • Green Building Standards Committee (GB) August 4 & 5, 2009 - Meeting Notice/Agenda (PDF)
    • Building Fire and Other Committee (BFO) August 10 & 11, 2009 - Meeting Notice/Agenda (PDF)
    • Health Facilities Committee (HF) August 13, 2009 - Meeting Notice/Agenda (PDF)
    • Structural Design - Lateral Forces Committee (SD-LF) August 18 & 19, 2009 - Meeting Notice/Agenda - (Revised) (PDF)

    2009 Coordinating Council Meetings:

    • February 11, 2009 (PDF)
    • April 1, 2009 (PDF)
    • June 3, 2009 (PDF)
    • August 5, 2009 Cancelled
    • October 7, 2009 Rescheduled to Nov. 4, 2009 (PDF)
    • December 2, 2009 Cancelled

    PEX (Cross-linked Polyethylene) CEQA Review and Approval

    For detailed information on the PEX (Cross-linked Polyethylene) CEQA Review and Approval click here.

    Code Adoption Cycles

    2007 Code Adoption Cycle

    For general information on the annual code adoption cycle, see the Annual Code Adoption Cycle process.

    The Commission will receive proposed code changes from the Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD), the Division of the State Architect - Access Compliance (DSA-AC), the Division of the State Architect - Structural Safety (DSA-SS), the Office of the State Fire Marshal (SFM) and the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) for code change consideration in the 2007 Annual Code Adoption Cycle which is scheduled to begin on September 28, 2007. The proposed code change submittals include the text of the proposed changes and justification, and are reviewed in the following phases of the adoption cycle: