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45-Day Public Comment Period (DSA-SS): September 25, 2015 - November 9, 2015

Certifying Rulemaking: Model Water Efficiency Landscape Ordinance (MWELO) Emergency Building Standards

The following emergency building standards were developed in coordination with the Department of Water Resources in response to the Governor's Executive Order No. B-29-15, to address severe ongoing drought conditions in California.

  • Notice of 45-Day Comment Period from September 25, 2015 through November 9, 2015 (PDF) (DOC)
  • Public Comment Form (PDF) (DOC)

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

DSA-SS EF 02/15: Amend California Green Building Standards Code (Part 11, Title 24, California Code of Regulations) - reduction of outdoor water use for landscape irrigation.

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

Public Comment:

  • Division of the State Architect (PDF)
  • W. Bexton, Carducci Assoc. (PDF

DSA-SS EF 03/15: Amend California Administrative Code (Part 1, Title 24, California Code of Regulations) - administrative standards pertaining to reduction of outdoor water use for landscape irrigation.

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

Public Comment:

  • Division of the State Architect (PDF)
  • J. Dillard (PDF)