On June 39, 2022, the California Building Standards Commission adopted the state amendment package to the 2021 model codes, including the 2020 National Electric Code and 2021 Uniform Plumbing and Mechanical Codes. The existing 2019 California Building Standards Codes contain the 2018 model codes (International and Uniform Building Codes, 2017 National Electrical Code, 2019 California Energy Efficiency Standards, and 2019 California Green Building Code Standards. The existing 2019 California Building Standards Codes will expire on December 31, 2022.
The Newly adopted 2022 California Building Standards Codes (CBSC) will become effective on January 1, 2023. No extension of the plan review period or permit issuance period will be granted by the Building Official as outlined in the Building Standards Bulletin 22-01 from the California Building Standards Commission (See attached).
In accordance with the California Building Standards Commission Information Bulletin 22-01.
All applications for building permits submitted on or after January 1, 2023, are subject to compliance with the 2022 California Building Standards Code.
2019 California Building Standards Code remains in effect and applies to all plans, specifications, and construction performed where the application for a building permit is received on or before December 30, 2022.
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