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Code Advisory Committees

The California Building Standards Commission (CBSC) has received applications for Code Advisory Committees for the 2018-2020 term.  However, there remain several vacancies for specific positions on the following Code Advisory Committees.  If you are interested in serving and qualify for the listed positions, apply by using the application linked below and return it to CBSC on or before the March 7, 2018 deadline.  

 

  • Accessibility (ACCESS): Disability Access Advocate - Knowledgeable in Environmental Health Network or other Cognitively Impaired
  • Plumbing, Electrical, Mechanical and Energy (PEME): Fire Official
  • Health Facilities (HF): Electrical Engineer or Electrical Inspector
  • Health Facilities (HF): Primary Care or Specialty Clinic Representative

Application Form (PDF) (DOC)


Per Section 1-409 of the California Administrative Code (Cal. Code Regs., Title 24, Part 1), and prior to conducting any hearing or public comment period as part of the rulemaking proceeding required by the Administrative Procedure Act, the California Building Standards Commission (CBSC) assigns the initial code change proposals to one or more of the six Code Advisory Committees (CACs) specifically knowledgeable in the proposed building standards. CACs provide special technical review of proposed building standards and provide recommendations to CBSC and state proposing agencies. Public meetings are noticed and scheduled to ensure adequate opportunity for public participation and technical review. For information about the six CACs, members and the application process, see Section 1-209 through 1-211 of the California Administrative Code.

 

The following tables identify the six CACs, their representative membership and position. CAC members serve two 18-month code adoption cycles, one triennial and one intervening. CACs are reconstituted for each new triennial code adoption cycle. 

 

2018-20 Code Advisory Committees (TBA):

Accessibility Committee (ACCESS)

Members (To Be Announced)

Positions

Local Government Building Official

Disability Access Advocate-Mobility Impairment

Disability Access Advocate-Hearing Impairment

Construction Industry

Fire Official

Architect

Disability Access Advocate-Cognitive Impairment

Disability Access Advocate-Visual Impairment

Public Member

Ex-Officio

Ex-Officio

University of California

Plumbing, Electrical, Mechanical and Energy Committee (PEME)

Members (To Be Announced)

Positions


Local Government Building Official

Environmental/Energy Organization

Construction Industry

Architect

Public Member

Local Government Water Efficiency Official

Mechanical Engineer

Electrical Engineer

Fire Official

Plumbing Inspector

Ex-Officio - DGS

Ex-Officio - Caltrans

Ex-Officio - OSHPD

Ex-Officio - OSHPD

University of California

Building, Fire and Other Committee (BFO)

Members (To Be Announced)

Positions


Local Government Building Official

Architect

Fire Official

Construction Industry

Commercial Building Industry

Public Member

Registered Fire Protection Engineer

Disability Access Advocate

Ex-Officio - OSHPD

Ex-Officio - University of California

Structural Design/Lateral Forces Committee (SD/LF)

Members (To Be Announced)

Positions


Local Government Building Official

Structural Engineer

Architect

General Contractor

Structural Engineer

Structural Engineer

Public Member

Ex-Officio - Seismic Safety Commission

Ex-Officio - University of California

Health Facilities Committee (HF)

Members (To Be Announced)

Positions


Local Government Building Official

Fire Protection Engineer

Acute Care Hospital Representative

Electrical Engineer

Architect

General Contractor

Primary Care/Specialty Clinic Representative

Mechanical Engineer

Skilled Nursing Representative

Public Member

Ex-Officio - OSHPD

Ex-Officio - OSHPD

Ex-Officio - DGS

University of California

Green Building Committee (GREEN)

Members (To Be Announced)                

Positions


Commercial Building Industry

Local Government Building Official

Architect

Environmental Organization

Mechanical Engineer

Residential Construction Industry

Electrical Engineer

Public Member/Local Government Water Efficiency Official 

Fire Official

Ex-Officio - DGS

Ex-Officio - OSHPD

Ex-Officio - ARB

University of California