If you are an architect, engineer, designer or contractor that performs work within the State of California, please be advised that a new building code edition took effect on January 1, 2017.
The adopted code edition is the 2016 California Code of Regulations.
The 2016 California Building Code is currently available directly from the International Code Council, at
All plan review applications submitted after December 31, 2016 will be required to comply with the 2016 codes.
Beginning January 5, 2017 all applications submitted MUST be the most current application revised on 01/04/2017.