Updated California Building Code
The 2022 California Building Code (CBC) is updated every three years. The 2022 California Building Code is effective starting on January 1, 2023. Projects submitted after January 1, 2023 should conform to the new building code.
Project may apply under the 2019 Building Code until January 31, 2023, if the following conditions are met:
- The project requires both planning approval and building permits
- The project received planning approval between July 1, 2022 and December 31, 2022,
- The project has met all requirements and conditions of the Current Planning Division necessary as preconditions to obtaining building permits required for completion of the project.
All building permit applications submitted after January 31, 2023, will be subject to the 2022 California Building Code.