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Approved Standards from the Commission Meeting held on April 19, 2016
State agencies presented code proposals for the California Building Standards Commission's review and approval during a public meeting held on April 19, 2016. These proposals are the result of the 2015 Triennial Code Adoption Cycle and intended for inclusion in the 2016 California Building Standards Code, Title 24, California Code of Regulations. The triennial code is scheduled for publication on or before July 1, 2016 and will be effective January 1, 2017. This webpage contains those standards that have been approved by the California Building Standards Commission on April 19, 2016.


For standards approved by CBSC on December 16 and 17, 2015, click here.

For standards approved by CBSC on January 19 and 20, 2016, click here.

Approved Standards by Agency

(Click on an agency below to review its approved standards.)

California Building Standards Commission (BSC)

California Building Standards Commission

BSC 01/16: Proposed adoption of a Change Without Regulatory Effect (CWoRE) to the 2013 California Building Code (Part 2, Title 24, California Code of Regulations).

  • Final Express Terms (FET) - (PDF)

Division of the State Architect - Access Compliance (DSA-AC)

Division of the State Architect - Access Compliance

DSA-AC 01/15: Proposed adoption of amended access compliance provisions for incorporation into the 2016 California Building Code, Chapter 11B (Part 2, Title 24, California Code of Regulations). 

NOTE: DSA-AC 01/15 was returned for further study by the Commission during the April 19, 2016, commission meeting. 

  • Final Express Terms (FET) - (PDF)

Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD)

Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development

OSHPD EF 02/15: Certification of compliance and permanent approval of emergency building standards pertaining to the 2013 California Plumbing Code (Part 5, Title 24, California Code of Regulations):

  • Final Express Terms (FET) - (PDF)


OSHPD 01/16: Proposed adoption of Changes Without Regulatory Effect (CWoRE) to the 2013 California Building Code (Part 2, Title 24, California Code of Regulations):

  • Final Express Terms (FET) - (PDF)