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1st 45-Day Comment/Challenege Period: August 24-October 8, 2012
Notice of Proposed Action - 45-Day Public Comment Period- August 24, 2012 (PDF) (DOC)

The following state agencies have submitted proposed actions (code changes), which are intended for inclusion in the 2013 California Building Standards Code, Title 24, which is scheduled for publication in July 2013 with an effective date of January 2014.  All proposed actions are subject to a 45-day public comment period.  

All comments for the following state agency proposals must be submitted to the commission no later than close of business, October 8, 2012.

Comment Form (PDF) (DOC)

Please Note:
Due to the volume of comments received during an annual code adoption cycle 45-day public comment period (and 15-day comment period when required), CBSC cannot guarantee that all comments are posted on this website.  While every attempt is made to include all of the submissions online for the convenience of interested parties and the public it is not required by statute or regulation.


Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD)

HCD 01/12- 2011 National Electrical Code (NEC) of the National Fire Protection Association, Part 3
  • Notice of Proposed Action, NOPA - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Initial Statement of Reasons, ISOR - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms, ET - (PDF) (DOC) (SRV)
  • Matrix Action Table - (PDF)

HCD 02/12- 2012 Uniform Mechanical Code (UMC) of the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials, Part 4

  • Notice of Proposed Action, NOPA - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Initial Statement of Reasons, ISOR - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms, ET - (PDF) (DOC) (SRV)
  • Matrix Action Table - (PDF)

HCD 05/12- 2012 Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC) of the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials, Part 5

  • Notice of Proposed Action, NOPA - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Initial Statement of Reasons, ISOR - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms, ET - (PDF) (DOC) (SRV)
  • Matrix Action Table - (PDF)

Public Comments: 
  • Butte County (PDF)
  • Santa Cruz County (PDF)
  • Lake County (PDF)
  • SLOAN Valve Company (PDF)
  • MVCAC (PDF)
  • Compton Creek (PDF)
  • Kern County (PDF)
  • M. Cooper (PDF)
  • S. Bilson (PDF)
  • Solano County (PDF)
  • Coachella Valley (PDF)
  • V. Kramer (PDF)
  • T. Enslow 1602.9.2 (PDF)
  • T.Enslow 1101.3 & 1102.1 (PDF)
  • SFPUC (PDF)
  • R.Nordblom III (PDF)
  • A. Fatta (PDF)
  • B. Adler (PDF)
  • C. Bertea (PDF)
  • NRDC Ch 16 (PDF)
  • NRDC Ch 17 (PDF)
  • NRDC Ch 4 (PDF)
  • GLACVCD (PDF)
  • J. Dillard (PDF)
  • J. Froehlich (PDF)
  • J. Hutcher (PDF)
  • L. Allen (PDF)
  • R. LeWarne (PDF)
  • K. Bayless (PDF)

Office of the State Fire Marshal (SFM)

SFM 01/12- 2011 National Electrical Code (NEC) of the National Fire Protection Association, Part 3
  • Notice of Proposed Action, NOPA - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Initial Statement of Reasons, ISOR - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms, ET - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Matrix Action Table (PDF)

SFM 05/12- 2012 Uniform Mechanical Code (UMC) of the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials, Part 4
  • Notice of Proposed Action, NOPA - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Initial Statement of Reasons, ISOR - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms, ET - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Matrix Action Table - (PDF)
 
SFM 06/12- 2012 Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC) of the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials, Part 5
  • Notice of Proposed Action, NOPA - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Initial Statement of Reasons, ISOR - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms, ET - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Matrix Action Table - (PDF)

California Building Standards Commission (BSC)

BSC 01/12- 2011 National Electrical Code (NEC) of the National Fire Protection Association, Part 3
  • Notice of Proposed Action, NOPA - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Initial Statement of Reasons, ISOR - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms, ET - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Matrix Action Table (PDF)

Public Comments

  • Pacific Gas and Electric (PDF)

BSC 04/12- 2012 Uniform Mechanical Code (UMC) of the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials, Part 4
  • Notice of Proposed Action, NOPA - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Initial Statement of Reasons, ISOR - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms, ET - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Matrix Action Table (PDF)

BSC 05/12- 2012 Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC) of the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials, Part 5
  • Notice of Proposed Action, NOPA - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Initial Statement of Reasons, ISOR - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms, ET - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Matrix Action Table (PDF)

Public Comments
  • S. Bilson (PDF)
  • V. Kramer (PDF)
  • T. Enslow 1602.9.2 (PDF)
  • SFPUC (PDF)
  • R.Nordblom III (PDF)
  • A. Fatta (PDF)
  • B. Adler (PDF)
  • C. Bertea (PDF)
  • NRDC Ch 16 (PDF)
  • NRDC Ch 17 (PDF)
  • NRDC Ch 4 (PDF)
  • J. Dillard (PDF)
  • J. Froehlich (PDF)
  • L. Allen (PDF)
  • R. LeWarne (PDF)
  • K. Bayless (PDF)

Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD)

OSHPD 02/12- 2013 California Administration Code, Part 1

  • Notice of Proposed Action, NOPA - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Initial Statement of Reasons, ISOR - (PDF)
  • Express Terms, ET - (PDF)
  • Matrix Action Table - (PDF)

Public Comments

  • C. Corr- 7.119 (c) 3 (PDF)
  • C. Corr - 7.119A (PDF)
  • C. Corr- 7.119 (c) A&B (PDF)
  • C. Corr- 7.119 (a) 2 A&B  (PDF)
  • Richter- 7.119 (PDF)
  • Richter- 7.153b (PDF)

OSHPD 04/12- 2013 California Building Code, Part 2

  • Notice of Proposed Action, NOPA - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Initial Statement of Reasons, ISOR - (PDF)
  • Express Terms, ET - (PDF)/li>
  • Matrix Action Table - (PDF)

Public Comments

  • C. Corr- 1224.3 ( PDF)
  • C. Corr- 1224.4.4.1.1 ( PDF)
  • C. Corr- 1224.4.4.2.1 (PDF)
  • C. Corr- 1224.4.10.2 ( PDF)
  • C. Corr- 1224.4.11.2.2 ( PDF)
  • C. Corr- 1224.20.2.15 ( PDF)
  • C. Corr- 1224.29.1.1 ( PDF)
  • C. Corr- 1224.29.1.2 ( PDF)
  • C. Corr- 1224.29.1.4 ( PDF)
  • C. Corr- 1226.4.13.2.1 ( PDF)
  • C. Corr- 1226.4.13.4 ( PDF)
  • C. Corr- 1226.4.13.6.2 ( PDF)
  • C. Corr- 1226.5.5 (PDF)
  • C. Corr- 1226.5.11 (PDF)
  • C. Corr- 1226.5.11.6.5 ( PDF)
  • C. Corr- 1226.5.11.6.7 ( PDF)
  • C. Corr- 1226.5.11.7.1 ( PDF)
  • C. Corr- 1226.8.3.2 ( PDF)
  • G. Gall- (PDF)
  • R. Richter- 1224 (PDF)
  • R. Richter- 1226 (PDF)
  • G. Smith, CPCA ( PDF)
  • L. Spitz - ( PDF)

OSHPD 01/12- 2011 National Electrical Code (NEC) of the National Fire Protection Association, Part 3

  • Notice of Proposed Action, NOPA - ( PDF) ( DOC)
  • Initial Statement of Reasons, ISOR - ( PDF)
  • Express Terms, ET - ( PDF
  • Matrix Action Table (PDF)

OSHPD 05/12- 2012 Uniform Mechanical Code (UMC) of the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials, Part 4

  • Notice of Proposed Action, NOPA - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Initial Statement of Reasons, ISOR - ( PDF)
  • Express Terms, ET - (PDF)
  • Matrix Action Table - (PDF)

Public Comments

  • J. Peipert - ( PDF)
  • G. Smith, CPCA- ( PDF)
  • E. Santana-Tuttle- ( PDF)
  • R. Richter- ( PDF)
  • T. Enslow- 602.3.1 (a)( PDF)
  • T. Enslow- 602.3.1 (b)( PDF)

OSHPD 06/12- 2012 Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC) of the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials, Part 5

  • Notice of Proposed Action, NOPA - ( PDF) ( DOC)
  • Initial Statement of Reasons, ISOR - (PDF)
  • Express Terms, ET - ( PDF)
  • Matrix Action Table - (PDF)

Public Comments

Division of the State Architect - Structural Safety (DSA/SS)

DSA-SS 03/12- 2011 National Electrical Code (NEC) of the National Fire Protection Association, Part 3
  • Notice of Proposed Action, NOPA - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Initial Statement of Reasons, ISOR - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms, ET - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Matrix Action Table - (PDF)

DSA-SS  04/12- 2012 Uniform Mechanical Code (UMC) of the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials, Part 4
  • Notice of Proposed Action, NOPA - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Initial Statement of Reasons, ISOR - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms, ET - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Matrix Action Table - (PDF)

DSA-SS  05/12- 2012 Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC) of the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials, Part 5
  • Notice of Proposed Action, NOPA - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Initial Statement of Reasons, ISOR - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms, ET - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Matrix Action Table - (PDF)