Advisories & Code Updates

Important Notice Regarding the 2019 Building Standard

 

Codes are available for purchase from the International Code Council,  and digital copies, except the Building Energy Efficiency Standards, may be accessed at bsc.ca.gov/codes.aspx under the heading: "2019 Triennial Edition (effective January 1, 2020)".

Training classes are available through the following organizations:

Building Standards Currently Enforced

All new plan review applications submitted on or after January 1, 2020, are required to comply with the code editions referenced below.

  • 2019 California Building Code,
  • 2019 California Residential Code,
  • 2019 California Green Building Standards Code,
  • 2019 California Mechanical Code,
  • 2019 California Electrical Code,
  • 2019 California Plumbing Code,
  • 2019 California Fire Code,
  • 2019 California Energy Code
  • 2019 California Existing Building Code,
  • 2019 California Historical Code
  • 1997 Uniform Housing Code (Chapters 5,6,7,8,9 and 10).

Links to the following applicable Documents are provided: