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April 19, 2016 Commission Review Meeting

April 19, 2016 Commission Review Meeting 

  • Meeting Notice and Agenda (PDF) (DOC)
  • Teleconference Number: 1-888-240-3210, Participant Code: 6489284

The following state agencies submitted code adoption proposals (code changes) for the California Building Standards Commission's review and approval. These proposals are intended for inclusion in the 2016 California Building Standards Code, Title 24, which is scheduled for publication in July 2016 with an effective date of January 2017. 


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: Item 11B.25 of the Final Express Terms was amended at the January 2016 Commission Meeting, which was later determined to contain a substantial change and required an additional comment period that could not be scheduled during the 2015 Triennial Code Adoption Cycle due to limited time constraints.

  • Final Express Terms, FET (PDF) (DOC-SRV)
  • Final Statement of Reasons, FSOR (PDF)
  • DSA-AC 01/15 11B.25 description (PDF)

Public Comment:

  • CalTrans (PDF)

 

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)
  • Final Statement of Reasons, FSOR (PDF)
  • Updated Information Digest, UID (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):

  • Express Terms (ET) and Rationale (PDF)
  • OSHPD CWoRE Letter (PDF)

 

California Building Standards Commission

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

  • Express Terms (ET) and Rationale (PDF)

 

Exterior Elevated Elements

Pursuant to an action taken at the October 21, 2015, meeting the commission may hear or discuss any update or information on the Berkeley balcony collapse and may discuss the formation or form a committee to study or make findings as pertains to exterior elevated elements.

  • Communication Timeline: CBSC Action Log (PDF)
  • CBSC letter to Alameda County and the City of Berkeley (coming soon)
  • HCD's letter to the City of Berkeley (PDF)
  • City of Berkeley local ordinance (PDF)
  • CBSC response letter to City of Berkeley (PDF)
  • City of Berkeley letter to CBSC (PDF)
  • SEAOC Letter to CBSC (PDF)
  • American Wood Council proposed IBC code changes (PDF)