New Construction Codes

Building Codes


The California Buildings Standards Commission completed the adoption and approval of the following Building Standards and all applicable codes on January 1, 2017.
 

2016 California Building Code


Building Standards adopted by the Commission for the 2016 California Building Code (Part 2 of Title 24), based on the 2015 International Building Code.


2016 California Residential Code


Building Standards adopted by the Commission for the 2016 California Residential Code (Part 2.5 of Title 24), based on the 2015 International Residential Code.


2016 California Electrical Code


Building Standards adopted by the Commission for the 2016 California Electrical Code (Part 3 of Title 24), based on the 2014 National Electrical Code.

2016 California Mechanical Code


Building Standards adopted by the Commission for the 2016 California Mechanical Code (Part 4 of Title 24), based on the 2015 Uniform Mechanical Code.

2016 California Plumbing Code


Building Standards adopted by the Commission for the 2016 California Plumbing Code (Part 5 of Title 24), based on the 2015 Uniform Plumbing Code.

2016 California Energy Code

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Building Standards adopted by the Commission for the 2016 California Energy Code (Part 6 of Title 24).
 

 
2016 California Green Building Standards Code

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Building Standards adopted by the Commission for the 2016 California Green Building Standards Code (Part 11 of Title 24).


More Information


For additional information, please contact the Building Division at 619.667.1176.