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NOTABLE CHANGES TO THE 2016 CALIFORNIA BUILDING CODES - EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2017

The summary of the Code Changes on the following pages is not inclusive of all code changes and is provided for your convenience. They are a brief summary of changes that may have a significant impact on your project.

The 2019 California Building Codes will take effect on January 1, 2020!

When preparing for your building permit application and plan review, consider these important timelines:

  • Last day to submit plans for review under the current 2016 code cycle is 12/23/2019
  • Last day to pay for plan review for 2016 code cycle review is 12/27/2019
  • First day to submit Master Plans for code updates to the 2019 code cycle is 11/29/2019

Stay tuned for the latest Code Change Summary on our website.