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The 2022 California Building Standards Code takes effect on January 1st, 2023. All new projects submitted to Building and Engineering after December 30th, 2022 at 12 p.m. noon shall adhere to the 2022 California Building Standards Code.
Any new project submitted after 12:00 pm on December 30th, 2022 will be required to comply with the 2022 Codes. This includes the Building, Electrical, Fire, Mechanical, Plumbing, CalGreen, and Energy Codes.
Projects submitted before 12:00 pm on December 30st, 2022, and/or projects under construction prior to January 1st, 2023, must not become inactive for more than 180 days or they will be required to update to the 2022 Codes.
Housing tracts and other repeat building projects that are in construction must update all building permits to the 2020 Codes for any buildings whose permits have not been pulled by June 30, 2020.
For additional information about the 2022 California Building Standards Codes, visit the California Building Standards Commission Website: https://www.dgs.ca.gov/BSC