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Code Advisory Committee (CAC) Review

The California Building Standards Commission Code Advisory Committees (CACs) review and make recommendations to proposed changes, submitted by state agencies, to California's building codes. All CAC meetings are open to the public. Industry stakeholders and members of the public are invited to attend and/or present comments in advance to the committees (see submission deadlines for written comments by committee and the link to the Comment Form in the next section).

CAC Meetings:
  • Accessibility Committee (ACCESS), February 26-27, 2014
    • Meeting Notice/Agenda (PDF) (DOC) REVISED NOTICE (PDF) (DOC)
    • Teleconference # (877) 953-8408, Participant Code #2698746 3177657
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  • Green Building Standards Committee (GREEN), March 13, 2014
    • Meeting Notice/Agenda (PDF) (DOC) REVISED NOTICE (PDF) (DOC)
    • Teleconference # (877) 953-8408, Participant Code #2698746 3177657
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  • AD-HOC Committee (Combined PEME, BFO, SD/LF, HF members as selected by the Commission), March 18-19, 2014
    • Meeting Notice/Agenda (PDF) (DOC)
    • Teleconference # (877) 953-8408, Participant Code #3177657
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Proposed Action Key:
  • NOPA = Notice of Proposed Action (proposing agency's intentions);
  • ISOR = Initial Statement of Reasons (why proposing agency needs to make the code change); 
  • ET = Express Terms (actual text of the proposed modification shown in underline and strike out format); 
  • SRV = Screen Reader Version (Accessible Format).    
(click on the meeting date below to review proposed agency actions)

ACCESS February 26-27, 2014

Accessibility Committee (ACCESS), February 26-27, 2014
  • Meeting Notice/Agenda (PDF) (DOC) REVISED NOTICE (PDF) (DOC)
  • Teleconference # (877) 953-8408, Participant Code #2698746 3177657


Comments concerning the proposed actions below may be submitted to the ACCESS CAC through February 19, 2014 using the following Comment Form (PDF) (DOC)

Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD)
HCD 04/13 - California Building Code, Part 2 (Chapter 11A)
  • Initial Statement of Reasons, ISOR - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms, ET - (PDF) (DOC) (SRV)

Division of the State Architect - Access Compliance (DSA-AC)
DSA-AC 01/13 - California Building Code, Part 2 (Chapter 11B) 
  • Initial State of Reasons, ISOR - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms, ET - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Supplement - (PDF) (DOC)

GREEN March 13, 2014

Green Building Standards Committee (GREEN)
March 13, 2014
Meeting Notice/Agenda (PDF) (DOC)  REVISED NOTICE (PDF) (DOC)
Teleconference # (877) 953-8408, Participant Code#2698746  3177657

Comments concerning the following proposed actions may be submitted to the GREEN CAC. Comment Form- (PDF) (DOC

California Building Standards Commission (BSC)
BSC 06/13 - California Green Building Code, Part 11
  • Initial Statement of Reasons, ISOR - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Initial Express Terms, ET - (PDF) (DOC
Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD)
HCD 05/13 - California Green Building Code, Part 11
  • Initial Statement of Reasons, ISOR - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms, ET - (PDF) (DOC) (SRV)

Division of the State Architect (DSA)
DSA-SS 02/13 - California Green Building Code, Part 11
  • Initial Statement of Reasons, ISOR - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms, ET - (PDF) (DOC)

AD-HOC March 18-19, 2014

AD-HOC Committee (Combined PEME, BFO, SD/LF, HF members as selected by the Commission)        
March 18-19, 2014
Meeting Notice/Agenda (PDF) (DOC)
Teleconference # (877) 953-8408, Participant Code # 3177657

Comments concerning the following proposed actions may be submitted to the AD-HOC CAC. Comment Form- (PDF) (DOC)
 

The Office of the State Fire Marshal (SFM)

SFM 01/13 - 2013 California Building Code, Title 24, Part 2
  • Initial Statement of Reasons, ISOR - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms, ET - (PDF) (DOC)
SFM 02/13 - 2013 California Residential Code, Title 24, Part 2.5
  • Initial Statement of Reasons, ISOR - (PDF) (DOC
  • Initial Express Terms, ET - (PDF) (DOC
SFM 03/13 - 2013 California Fire Code, Title 24, Part 9
  • Initial Statement of Reasons, ISOR - (PDF) (DOC
  • Initial Express Terms, ET - (PDF) (DOC

Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD)

HCD 01/13 - California Plumbing Code, Title 24, Part 5

  • Initial Statement of Reasons, ISOR - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms, ET - (PDF) (DOC) (SRV)
HCD 02/13- California Building Code, Title 24, Part 2
  • Initial Statement of Reasons, ISOR - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms, ET - (PDF) (DOC) (SRV)
HCD 03/13 - California Electrical Code, Title 24, Part 3
  • Initial Statement of Reasons, ISOR - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms, ET - (PDF) (DOC) (SRV)


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

DSA-SS 01/13 - 2013 California Administrative Code, Title 24, Part 1
  • Initial Statement of Reasons, ISOR - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms, ET - (PDF) (DOC


Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD)

OSHPD 01/13 -  2013 California Building Code, Title 24, Part 2, Volume 1
  • Initial Statement of Reasons, ISOR - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms, ET - (PDF) (DOC
OSHPD 02/13 - 2013 California Building Code, Title 24, Part 2, Volume 2
  • Initial Statement of Reasons, ISOR - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms, ET - (PDF) (DOC
OSHPD 03/13 - 2013 California Electrical Code, Title 24, Part 3
  • Initial Statement of Reasons, ISOR - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms, ET - (PDF) (DOC

OSHPD 04/13 - 2013 California Plumbing Code, Title 24, Part 5
  • Initial Statement of Reasons, ISOR - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms, ET - (PDF) (DOC


California Department of Public Health (CDPH)

CDPH 01/13 - 2013 California Building Code, Title 24, Part 2
  • Initial Statement of Reasons, ISOR - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms, ET - (PDF) (DOC


California Building Standards Commission (BSC)

BSC 01/13 - 2013 California Administrative Code, Title 24, Part 1
  • Initial Statement of Reasons, ISOR - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms, ET - (PDF) (DOC

BSC 02/13 - 2013 California Building Code, Title 24, Part 2
  • Initial Statement of Reasons, ISOR - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms, ET - (PDF) (DOC) 

BSC 03/13 - 2013 California Electrical Code, Title 24, Part 3
  • Initial Statement of Reasons, ISOR - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms, ET - (PDF) (DOC) 

BSC 05/13 - 2013 California Plumbing Code, Title 24, Part 5
  • Initial Statement of Reasons, ISOR - (PDF) (DOC)
  • Express Terms, ET - (PDF) (DOC)