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Building Codes and Regulatory Resources: Regulatory Resources

A guide to locating building codes, especially for California and the San Francisco Bay Area.

Current Building Codes

Links

Books

Dwelling Codes

Dwelling codes provide minimum requirements to safeguard life, health and public welfare and property by regulating and controlling the design, construction and occupancy of one- and two-family dwellings not more than three stories.

  • International residential code for one- and two-family dwellings. Falls Church, Va.: International Code Council, c2000- Mechanical, plumbing and electrical requirements are included with these construction and occupancy provisions. This replaces the "CABO one & two family dwelling code".
  • CABO one & two family dwelling code / Council of American Building Officials. Homewood, Ill.: Building Officials and Code Administrators International, c1983 Continued by: International one- and two- family dwelling code.

Electrical Codes

Energy Codes

Fire Codes

Historical Building Codes

Historic Preservation Codes

Mechanical Codes

Plumbing Codes