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October 2017 Commission Meeting

October 17, 2017 Commission Review Meeting Information:

  • Meeting Notice and Agenda (PDF) (DOC)
  • Teleconference Number: (888) 240-3210, Participant Code: 7969397

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.

All of these proposals have met the procedural rulemaking requirements for a code adoption cycle. 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 within the expandable accordions below upon request.

Key:
  • Final Express Terms (FET) 
  • Final Statement of Reasons (FSOR)
  • Finding of Emergency (FoE)
  • Emergency Express Terms (EET) 
  • Updated Informative Digest (UID) 
  • Commission Action Matrix: Green- Uncontested Items; Yellow- Challenged Items; Salmon- Withdrawn/No Action Required

Re-adoption of Emergency Building Standards

California Building Standards Commission (BSC EF 01/17)

BSC EF 01/17 approved by the Commission at its January 27, 2017 meeting:  These previously approved emergency building standards added, amended and/or repealed building standards relative to exterior elevated elements in the 2016 California Building Code (Cal. Code Regs., Title 24, Part 2) and California Existing Building Code (Cal. Code Regs., Title 24, Part 10). BSC is requesting a second re-adoption of these emergency building standards for a 90-day period pursuant to Government Code Section 11346.1(h).
  • Finding of Emergency (FoE) - (PDF)
  • Emergency Express Terms (EET) - (PDF)
  • BSC Request Letter for 2nd Re-Adoption - (PDF)

Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD EF 01/17)

HCD EF 01/17 approved by the Commission at its January 27, 2017 meeting: These previously approved emergency building standards added, amended and/or repealed building standards relative to exterior elevated elements in the 2016 California Building Code (Cal. Code Regs., Title 24, Part 2) and California Existing Building Code (Cal. Code Regs., Title 24, Part 10). HCD is requesting a second re-adoption of these emergency building standards for a 90-day period pursuant to Government Code Section 11346.1(h).
  • Finding of Emergency (FoE) - (PDF)
  • Emergency Express Terms (EET) - (PDF)
  • HCD Request Letter for 2nd Re-Adoption - (PDF)

Division of the State Architect-Structural Safety (DSA-SS/CC EF 01/17)

DSA-SS/CC EF 01/17 approved by the Commission at its January 27, 2017 meeting: These previously approved emergency building standards added, amended and/or repealed building standards relative to exterior elevated elements in the 2016 California Building Code (Cal. Code Regs., Title 24, Part 2) and California Existing Building Code (Cal. Code Regs., Title 24, Part 10). DSA is requesting a second re-adoption of these emergency building standards for a 90-day period pursuant to Government Code Section 11346.1(h).
  • Finding of Emergency (FoE) - (PDF)
  • Emergency Express Terms (EET) - (PDF)
  • DSA-SS/CC Request Letter for 2nd Re-Adoption - (PDF)

2016 Intervening Code Cycle Proposal

Division of the State Architect-Access Compliance (DSA-AC 01/16)

Division of the State Architect-Access Compliance (DSA-AC 01/16): Proposed adoption of amendments to the 2016 California Building Code, Chapter 11B (Cal. Code Regs., Title 24, Part 2, Ch. 11B).
  • Final Express Terms (FET) - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Final Statement of Reasons (FSOR) - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Updated Information Digest (UID) - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Commission Action Matrix, Green - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Commission Action Matrix, Yellow - (PDF) (DOC)