Los Angeles Building Codes

Chapter IX Building Regulations
of the Los Angeles Municipal Code
Original document
Ordinance No. 184691
effective December 30, 2016
Original document
Ordinance No. 184692
effective December 30, 2016
Original document


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Los Angeles Building Codes

The building codes of Los Angeles adopt the the California Building Code 2016 (Vol 1), California Building Code 2016 (Vol 2), California Residential Code 2016, California Mechanical Code 2016, California Plumbing Code 2016, California Historical Building Code 2016, California Fire Code 2016, California Existing Building Code 2016, California Green Building Standards Code 2016, Los Angeles Elevator Code, and the California Electrical Code 2016. These codes include amendments enacted at the state level.

Los Angeles building codes, including the fire and residential codes


States and cities enact critical amendments to the base codes. Los Angeles has made amendment to the codes. UpCodes provides the only source to view these amendments integrated into the model codes. Learn about amendments

Los Angeles Agencies

City of Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety
Website: https://www.ladbs.org/
Metro (Downtown)
201 and 221 N. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA
Phone: (213) 473-3231

Los Angeles Fire Department
Website: https://www.lafd.org
Phone: (213) 978-3800

Office of Historic Resources, Department of City Planning
Website: https://preservation.lacity.org
221 N. Figueroa St.,
Suite 1350
Los Angeles, CA
Phone: (213) 847-3676

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