2022 California Building Codes

New Building Code in Effect January 1, 2023

The 2022 California Building Standards Code was adopted by the Rancho Palos Verdes City Council on November 1, 2022. The code and local ordinances will become effective on January 1, 2023. All construction and development projects submitted to the City of Rancho Palos Verdes on or after this date will be required to comply with the new code requirements. 👉🏽 Click here for more information 

2022 CALIFORNIA ADMINISTRATIVE CODE, (California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Part 1)

2022 CALIFORNIA BUILDING CODE VOLUMES ONE AND TWO, Including Appendix; F-­Rodent proofing, G-Flood Resistant Construction, H­-Signs, I­-Patio Covers, J­-Grading, N-Replicable Buildings, O-Performance Based Application, and P-Emergency Housing (California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Part 2), based on the 2021 International Building Code (IBC).

2022 CALIFORNIA ELECTRICAL CODE, incorporating the 2020 edition of the National Electrical Code including all Annex Chapters except for sections 80.15 and 80.27 of Annex H (California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Part 3), based on the 2020 National Electrical Code (NEC).

2022 CALIFORNIA PLUMBING CODE, incorporating the 2021 edition of the Uniform Plumbing Code including all its appendices, (California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Part 5).

2022 CALIFORNIA MECHANICAL CODE, incorporating the 2021 edition of the Uniform Mechanical Code including all its appendices, (California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Part 4).

2022 CALIFORNIA RESIDENTIAL CODE (CRC), including Appendix Chapter Patio Covers, ­Existing Buildings and Structures, ­Tiny Houses, Swimming Pool Safety Act, and Emergency Housing (California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Part 2.5), based on the 2021 International Residential Code (IRC).

2022 CALIFORNIA ENERGY CODE, including all its appendices, (California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Part 6).

2022 CALIFORNIA HISTORICAL BUILDING CODE, including all its appendices, (California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Part 8).

2022 CALIFORNIA EXISTING BUILDING CODE, including all its appendices, (California Code of Regulations Title 24, Part 10), based on the 2021 International Existing Building Code (IEBC).

2022 CALIFORNIA GREEN BUILDING STANDARDS CODE, (California Code of Regulations. Title 24, Part 11).

2022 CALIFORNIA REFERENCED STANDARDS CODE, (California Code of Regulations, Part 12 of Title 24).

In accordance with State law, these codes are amended by the City of Rancho Palos Verdes , as reflected on the Rancho Palos Verdes Municipal Code.

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